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National Defence Act

Version of section 203 from 2018-09-01 to 2022-06-19:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

common-law partner

common-law partner means, in relation to an individual, a person who is cohabiting with the individual in a conjugal relationship, having so cohabited for a period of at least one year. (conjoint de fait)


victim, in relation to an offence, means

  • (a) a person to whom harm was done or who suffered loss as a direct result of the commission of the offence; and

  • (b) if the person described in paragraph (a) is dead, ill or otherwise incapable of making a statement referred to in subsection 203.6(1), the spouse or common-law partner or any relative of that person, anyone who has in law or fact the custody of that person or is responsible for the care or support of that person or any of their dependants. (victime)

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 203
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 55
  • 2013, c. 24, s. 62

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