Version of section 173 from 2011-04-15 to 2012-08-08:
Marginal note:Indecent acts
173 (1) Every one who wilfully does an indecent act
(a) in a public place in the presence of one or more persons, or
(b) in any place, with intent thereby to insult or offend any person,
is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
(2) Every person who, in any place, for a sexual purpose, exposes his or her genital organs to a person who is under the age of 16 years
(a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
(b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 173
- R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 7
- 2008, c. 6, s. 54
- 2010, c. 17, s. 2
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