Criminal Code

Version of section 276.3 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-01-01:

Marginal note:Publication prohibited
  •  (1) No person shall publish in a newspaper, as defined in section 297, or in a broadcast, any of the following:

    • (a) the contents of an application made under section 276.1;

    • (b) any evidence taken, the information given and the representations made at an application under section 276.1 or at a hearing under section 276.2;

    • (c) the decision of a judge, provincial court judge or justice under subsection 276.1(4), unless the judge, provincial court judge or justice, after taking into account the complainant’s right of privacy and the interests of justice, orders that the decision may be published; and

    • (d) the determination made and the reasons provided under section 276.2, unless

      • (i) that determination is that evidence is admissible, or

      • (ii) the judge, provincial court judge or justice, after taking into account the complainant’s right of privacy and the interests of justice, orders that the determination and reasons may be published.

  • Marginal note:Offence

    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • 1992, c. 38, s. 2.
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