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Version of section 371 from 2015-03-09 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Message in false name

 Everyone who, with intent to defraud, causes a message to be sent as if it were sent under the authority of another person, knowing that it is not sent under that authority and with intent that it should be acted on as if it were, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 371
  • 2014, c. 31, s. 18

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