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Version of section 388 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Misleading receipt

 Every one who wilfully

  • (a) with intent to mislead, injure or defraud any person, whether or not that person is known to him, gives to a person anything in writing that purports to be a receipt for or an acknowledgment of property that has been delivered to or received by him, before the property referred to in the purported receipt or acknowledgment has been delivered to or received by him, or

  • (b) accepts, transmits or uses a purported receipt or acknowledgment to which paragraph (a) applies,

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 346

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