Criminal Code

Version of section 274 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-05:

Marginal note:Corroboration not required

 If an accused is charged with an offence under section 151, 152, 153, 153.1, 155, 159, 160, 170, 171, 172, 173, 212, 271, 272 or 273, no corroboration is required for a conviction and the judge shall not instruct the jury that it is unsafe to find the accused guilty in the absence of corroboration.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 274;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (3rd Supp.), s. 11;
  • 2002, c. 13, s. 12.
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