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Criminal Code

Version of section 451 from 2018-12-13 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Having clippings, etc.

 Every person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years who, without lawful justification or excuse, has in their custody or possession, knowing that it has been produced or obtained by impairing, diminishing or lightening a current gold or silver coin,

  • (a) gold or silver filings or clippings,

  • (b) gold or silver bullion, or

  • (c) gold or silver in dust, solution or otherwise.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 451
  • 2018, c. 29, s. 56

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