Criminal Code

Version of section 151 from 2012-08-09 to 2015-07-16:

Marginal note:Sexual interference

 Every person who, for a sexual purpose, touches, directly or indirectly, with a part of the body or with an object, any part of the body of a person under the age of 16 years

  • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year; or

  • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of 90 days.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 151;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 1;
  • 2005, c. 32, s. 3;
  • 2008, c. 6, s. 54;
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 11.
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