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Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

Version of section 79 from 2008-06-23 to 2021-06-28:

Marginal note:Offence by employee, agent or mandatary

 In a prosecution for an offence under section 75, 77 or 77.1,

  • (a) it is sufficient proof of the offence to establish that it was committed by an employee, agent or mandatary of the accused, whether or not the employee, agent or mandatary is identified or has been prosecuted for the offence; and

  • (b) no person shall be found guilty of the offence if they establish that they exercised due diligence to prevent its commission.

  • 2000, c. 17, s. 79
  • 2006, c. 12, s. 43

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