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Criminal Code

Version of section 452 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Uttering, etc., counterfeit money

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

  • (a) utters or offers to utter counterfeit money or uses counterfeit money as if it were genuine, or

  • (b) exports, sends or takes counterfeit money out of Canada,

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 410

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