Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act
Marginal note:Attendance of witnesses, etc.
(a) on being duly summoned as a witness or otherwise under this Act, makes default in attending;
(b) being in attendance as a witness in any proceeding under this Act,
(c) at any proceeding under this Act uses insulting or threatening language or causes any interference or disturbance;
(d) without lawful justification or excuse, prints observations or uses words in relation to an ongoing criminal, civil or administrative action or proceeding with intent
(i) to injure the reputation of a member of a board of inquiry under Part I, the Committee under Part III, IV or V, an adjudication board under Part IV, a discharge and demotion board under Part V or the Commission under Part VII or VII.2 or a witness before any of those entities by exposing that member or witness to contempt, insult or ridicule, or
(ii) to dissuade a witness in any proceedings before an entity referred to in subparagraph (i) from testifying; or
(e) fails to comply with an order made under subsection 45.1(7).
(1.1) Paragraph (1)(a) and subparagraphs (1)(b)(ii) and (iii) do not apply to a designated officer as defined in subsection 45.88(1) who was appointed under subsection 8(1) of the Integrated Cross-border Law Enforcement Operations Act.
(2) Every person who is convicted of an offence under subsection (1) is liable to a fine of not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months or to both.
- R.S., 1985, c. R-10, s. 50
- R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 21
- 2013, c. 18, ss. 40, 77, 78, 83, 84
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