Criminal Code

Version of section 326 from 2003-01-01 to 2015-03-08:

Marginal note:Theft of telecommunication service
  •  (1) Every one commits theft who fraudulently, maliciously, or without colour of right,

    • (a) abstracts, consumes or uses electricity or gas or causes it to be wasted or diverted; or

    • (b) uses any telecommunication facility or obtains any telecommunication service.

  • Definition of telecommunication

    (2) In this section and section 327, telecommunication means any transmission, emission or reception of signs, signals, writing, images or sounds or intelligence of any nature by wire, radio, visual or other electromagnetic system.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 287;
  • 1974-75-76, c. 93, s. 23.
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