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Criminal Code

Version of section 104 from 2015-06-18 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Unauthorized importing or exporting

  •  (1) Every person commits an offence who imports or exports

    • (a) a prohibited firearm, a restricted firearm, a non-restricted firearm, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon, a prohibited device or any prohibited ammunition, or

    • (b) any component or part designed exclusively for use in the manufacture of or assembly into an automatic firearm,

    otherwise than under the authority of the Firearms Act or any other Act of Parliament or any regulations made under an Act of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Attorney General of Canada may act

    (3) Any proceedings in respect of an offence under subsection (1) may be commenced at the instance of the Government of Canada and conducted by or on behalf of that government.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 104
  • 1991, c. 40, s. 16
  • 1995, c. 39, s. 139
  • 2015, c. 27, s. 27

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