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Version of section 130 from 2010-01-08 to 2019-06-20:


Marginal note:Personating peace officer

  •  (1) Everyone commits an offence who

    • (a) falsely represents himself to be a peace officer or a public officer; or

    • (b) not being a peace officer or public officer, uses a badge or article of uniform or equipment in a manner that is likely to cause persons to believe that he is a peace officer or a public officer, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Everyone who commits an offence under subsection (1)

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 130
  • 2009, c. 28, s. 2
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