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Criminal Code

Version of section 368 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-01-07:

Marginal note:Uttering forged document

  •  (1) Every one who, knowing that a document is forged,

    • (a) uses, deals with or acts on it, or

    • (b) causes or attempts to cause any person to use, deal with or act on it,

    as if the document were genuine,

    • (c) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years; or

    • (d) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Wherever forged

    (2) For the purposes of proceedings under this section, the place where a document was forged is not material.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 368
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 60(F)
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 25

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