Marginal note:Having clippings, etc.
451 Every one who, without lawful justification or excuse, the proof of which lies on him, has in his custody or possession
(a) gold or silver filings or clippings,
(b) gold or silver bullion, or
(c) gold or silver in dust, solution or otherwise,
produced or obtained by impairing, diminishing or lightening a current gold or silver coin, knowing that it has been so produced or obtained, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.
- R.S., c. C-34, s. 409
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