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Version of section 399 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:False return by public officer

 Every one who, being entrusted with the receipt, custody or management of any part of the public revenues, knowingly furnishes a false statement or return of

  • (a) any sum of money collected by him or entrusted to his care, or

  • (b) any balance of money in his hands or under his control,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 357

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