Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Criminal Code

Version of section 333.1 from 2011-04-29 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Motor vehicle theft

  •  (1) Everyone who commits theft is, if the property stolen is a motor vehicle, guilty of an offence and liable

    • (a) on proceedings by way of indictment, to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years, and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months in the case of a third or subsequent offence under this subsection; or

    • (b) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months.

  • Marginal note:Subsequent offences

    (2) For the purpose of determining whether a convicted person has committed a third or subsequent offence, an offence for which the person was previously convicted is considered to be an earlier offence whether it was prosecuted by indictment or by way of summary conviction proceedings.

  • 2010, c. 14, s. 3

Date modified: