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National Defence Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-5)

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Act current to 2023-01-11 and last amended on 2022-06-20. Previous Versions

PART VIIOffences Triable by Civil Courts (continued)

Offences (continued)

Marginal note:Publication prohibited

  •  (1) No person shall publish in any document, or broadcast or transmit in any way, any of the following:

    • (a) the contents of an application made under section 180.03;

    • (b) any evidence taken, information given or submissions made at a hearing under subsection 180.04(1) or 180.06(2);

    • (c) the determination of a military judge in respect of the making of an order under subsection 180.05(1) or 180.07(1) and the reasons provided under section 180.08, unless the military judge, after taking into account the interests of military justice and the right to privacy of the person to whom the record relates, orders that the determination and the reasons may be published, broadcast or transmitted.

  • Marginal note:Offence

    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Definition of record

    (3) In this section, record has the same meaning as in section 180.01.

Marginal note:Failure to comply — orders under sections 183.5 and 183.6

  •  (1) Every person who fails to comply with an order made under section 183.5 or 183.6 is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Application of order

    (2) For greater certainty, an order referred to in subsection (1) applies to prohibit, in relation to proceedings taken against any person who fails to comply with the order, the publication in any document or the broadcasting or transmission in any way of information that could identify a victim, witness or military justice system participant whose identity is protected by the order.

Marginal note:Breach of regulations respecting quartering, billeting and encamping

 Every person who contravenes regulations respecting the quartering, billeting and encamping of a unit or other element of the Canadian Forces or of an officer or non-commissioned member is guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 304
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 60

Marginal note:Improper exaction of tolls

 Every person who receives or demands a duty or toll in contravention of section 261 is guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to both.

  • R.S., c. N-4, s. 262

Marginal note:Failure to comply with convoy orders

 Every person who fails to comply with directions given under section 262 is guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or to both.

  • R.S., c. N-4, s. 263

Marginal note:Applications for employment

 Every person who uses or authorizes the use of an application form, for or relating to any of the following matters, that contains a question that by its terms requires the applicant to disclose a conviction for an offence referred to in paragraph 249.27(1)(a) or (b) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $500 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both:

  • (a) employment in any department set out in Schedule I to the Financial Administration Act;

  • (b) employment by any Crown corporation, as defined in subsection 83(1) of the Financial Administration Act;

  • (c) enrolment in the Canadian Forces; or

  • (d) employment in or in connection with the operation of any work, undertaking or business that is within the legislative authority of Parliament.

  • 2013, c. 24, s. 105
 
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