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Criminal Code

Version of section 270.01 from 2019-09-19 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Assaulting peace officer with weapon or causing bodily harm

  •  (1) Everyone commits an offence who, in committing an assault referred to in section 270,

    • (a) carries, uses or threatens to use a weapon or an imitation of one; or

    • (b) causes bodily harm to the complainant.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Everyone who commits an offence under subsection (1) is guilty of

    • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years; or

    • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • 2009, c. 22, s. 9
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 95

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