Marginal note:Applying or removing marks without authority
417 (1) Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years who,
(a) without lawful authority applies a distinguishing mark to anything, or
(b) with intent to conceal the property of Her Majesty in public stores, removes, destroys or obliterates, in whole or in part, a distinguishing mark.
Marginal note:Unlawful transactions in public stores
(2) Every person who, without lawful authority, receives, possesses, keeps, sells or delivers public stores that they know bear a distinguishing mark is guilty of
(a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
(b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.
Marginal note:Definition of distinguishing mark
(3) For the purposes of this section, distinguishing mark means a distinguishing mark that is appropriated for use on public stores pursuant to section 416.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 417
- 2018, c. 29, s. 48
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