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Version of section 122 from 2019-09-19 to 2023-09-13:

Marginal note:Breach of trust by public officer

 Every official who, in connection with the duties of their office, commits fraud or a breach of trust, whether or not the fraud or breach of trust would be an offence if it were committed in relation to a private person, is guilty of

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

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 122
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 35
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