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Version of section 55 from 2018-12-13 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Evidence of overt acts

 In proceedings for an offence against any provision in section 47 or sections 50 to 53, evidence of an overt act is not admissible unless that overt act is set out in the indictment or unless the evidence is otherwise relevant as tending to prove an overt act that is set out in the indictment.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 55
  • 2018, c. 29, s. 2

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