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Criminal Code

Version of section 340 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Destroying documents of title

 Every one who, for a fraudulent purpose, destroys, cancels, conceals or obliterates

  • (a) a document of title to goods or lands,

  • (b) a valuable security or testamentary instrument, or

  • (c) a judicial or official document,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 300

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