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Criminal Code

Version of section 450 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Possession, etc., of counterfeit money

 Every one who, without lawful justification or excuse, the proof of which lies on him,

  • (a) buys, receives or offers to buy or receive,

  • (b) has in his custody or possession, or

  • (c) introduces into Canada,

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 408

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