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Criminal Code

Version of section 423.1 from 2015-07-23 to 2021-06-03:


Marginal note:Intimidation of a justice system participant or a journalist

  •  (1) No person shall, without lawful authority, engage in any conduct with the intent to provoke a state of fear in

    • (a) a group of persons or the general public in order to impede the administration of criminal justice;

    • (b) a justice system participant in order to impede him or her in the performance of his or her duties; or

    • (c) a journalist in order to impede him or her in the transmission to the public of information in relation to a criminal organization.

  • (2) [Repealed, 2015, c. 13, s. 12]

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (3) Every person who contravenes this section is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than fourteen years.

  • 2001, c. 32, s. 11
  • 2015, c. 13, s. 12
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