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Criminal Code

Version of section 69 from 2019-09-19 to 2020-07-15:

Marginal note:Neglect by peace officer

 A peace officer who receives notice that there is a riot within their jurisdiction and, without reasonable excuse, fails to take all reasonable steps to suppress the riot is guilty of

  • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 69
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 11
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