Criminal Code

Version of section 279.03 from 2010-06-29 to 2014-12-05:

Marginal note:Withholding or destroying documents

 Every person who, for the purpose of committing or facilitating an offence under subsection 279.01(1) or 279.011(1), conceals, removes, withholds or destroys any travel document that belongs to another person or any document that establishes or purports to establish another person’s identity or immigration status is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years, whether or not the document is of Canadian origin or is authentic.

  • 2005, c. 43, s. 3;
  • 2010, c. 3, s. 3.
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