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Version of section 487.2 from 2023-01-14 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Restriction on publication

 If a search warrant is issued under section 487 or a search is made under such a warrant, everyone who publishes in any document, or broadcasts or transmits in any way, any information with respect to

  • (a) the location of the place searched or to be searched, or

  • (b) the identity of any person who is or appears to occupy or be in possession or control of that place or who is suspected of being involved in any offence in relation to which the warrant was issued,

without the consent of every person referred to in paragraph (b) is, unless a charge has been laid in respect of any offence in relation to which the warrant was issued, guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 69
  • 2005, c. 32, s. 16
  • 2022, c. 17, s. 23

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