Criminal Code

Version of section 120 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-05-30:

Marginal note:Bribery of officers

 Every one who

  • (a) being a justice, police commissioner, peace officer, public officer or officer of a juvenile court, or being employed in the administration of criminal law, corruptly

    • (i) accepts or obtains,

    • (ii) agrees to accept, or

    • (iii) attempts to obtain,

    for himself or any other person any money, valuable consideration, office, place or employment with intent

    • (iv) to interfere with the administration of justice,

    • (v) to procure or facilitate the commission of an offence, or

    • (vi) to protect from detection or punishment a person who has committed or who intends to commit an offence, or

  • (b) gives or offers, corruptly, to a person mentioned in paragraph (a) any money, valuable consideration, office, place or employment with intent that the person should do anything mentioned in subparagraph (a)(iv), (v) or (vi),

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 109.
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