Criminal Code

Version of section 170 from 2012-08-09 to 2015-07-16:

Marginal note:Parent or guardian procuring sexual activity

 Every parent or guardian of a person under the age of eighteen years who procures the person for the purpose of engaging in any sexual activity prohibited by this Act with a person other than the parent or guardian is guilty of an indictable offence and liable

  • (a) to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year if the person procured is under the age of 16 years; or

  • (b) to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months if the person procured is 16 years of age or more but under the age of 18 years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 170;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 5;
  • 2005, c. 32, s. 9.1;
  • 2008, c. 6, s. 54;
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 19.
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