Marginal note:General penalty
787 (1) Unless otherwise provided by law, everyone who is convicted of an offence punishable on summary conviction is liable to a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months or to both.
Marginal note:Imprisonment in default where not otherwise specified
(2) Where the imposition of a fine or the making of an order for the payment of money is authorized by law, but the law does not provide that imprisonment may be imposed in default of payment of the fine or compliance with the order, the court may order that in default of payment of the fine or compliance with the order, as the case may be, the defendant shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding six months.
(3) to (11) [Repealed, R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 171]
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 787
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 171
- 2008, c. 18, s. 44
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