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Version of section 481.2 from 2008-05-29 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Offence outside Canada

 Subject to this or any other Act of Parliament, where an act or omission is committed outside Canada and the act or omission is an offence when committed outside Canada under this or any other Act of Parliament, proceedings in respect of the offence may, whether or not the accused is in Canada, be commenced, and an accused may be charged, tried and punished within any territorial division in Canada in the same manner as if the offence had been committed in that territorial division.

  • 1996, c. 31, s. 72
  • 2008, c. 18, s. 10

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