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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2022-05-02 and last amended on 2022-01-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Fundamental principle

 A sentence must be proportionate to the gravity of the offence and the degree of responsibility of the offender.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 156
  • 1995, c. 22, s. 6
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