Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 50 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-11-27:


Marginal note:Attendance of witnesses, etc.

 Every person who

  • (a) on being duly summoned as a witness or otherwise under Part I, III, IV, V or VII, makes default in attending,

  • (b) being in attendance as a witness in any proceeding under Part I, III, IV, V or VII,

    • (i) refuses to take an oath or solemn affirmation required of that person,

    • (ii) refuses to produce any document or thing under that person’s control and required to be produced by that person, or

    • (iii) refuses to answer any question that requires an answer,

  • (c) at any proceeding under Part I, III, IV, V or VII, uses insulting or threatening language or causes any interference or disturbance, or

  • (d) prints observations or uses words likely to influence improperly a board of inquiry under Part I, the Committee under Part III, IV or V, the Commission under Part VII, an adjudication board under Part IV or a discharge and demotion board under Part V or witnesses at any proceeding under Part I, III, IV, V or VII or to bring any such proceeding into disrepute, or in any other manner whatever displays contempt of any such proceeding,

is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-10, s. 50
  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 21
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