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Version of section 453 from 2019-09-19 to 2022-09-22:


Marginal note:Uttering coin

 Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction who, with intent to defraud, knowingly utters

  • (a) a coin that is not current, or

  • (b) a piece of metal or mixed metals that resembles in size, figure or colour a current coin for which it is uttered.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 453
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 176
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