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Criminal Code

Version of section 71 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Duelling

 Every one who

  • (a) challenges or attempts by any means to provoke another person to fight a duel,

  • (b) attempts to provoke a person to challenge another person to fight a duel, or

  • (c) accepts a challenge to fight a duel,

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 72

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