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Customs Act

Version of section 160 from 2019-06-22 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:General offence and punishment

  •  (1) Every person who contravenes section 11, 12, 13, 15 or 16, subsection 20(1), section 31 or 40, subsection 43(2), section 94, subsection 95(1) or (3), 103(3) or 107(2) or section 153, 155, 156 or 159.1 or commits an offence under subsection 159(1) or (2) or knowingly contravenes an order referred to in subsection 107(11)

    • (a) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine of not more than fifty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both that fine and that imprisonment; or

    • (b) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to a fine of not more than five hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both that fine and that imprisonment.

  • Marginal note:Court order — subsection 43(2)

    (2) If a person has been convicted by a court of an offence under subsection (1) for a contravention of subsection 43(2), the court may make any order that it considers appropriate in order to enforce compliance with that subsection.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (2nd Supp.), s. 160
  • 1993, c. 25, s. 88, c. 44, s. 107
  • 2001, c. 25, s. 82
  • 2018, c. 30, s. 8
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