Criminal Code

Version of section 351 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-05-28:

Marginal note:Possession of break-in instrument
  •  (1) Every one who, without lawful excuse, the proof of which lies on him, has in his possession any instrument suitable for the purpose of breaking into any place, motor vehicle, vault or safe under circumstances that give rise to a reasonable inference that the instrument has been used or is or was intended to be used for any such purpose, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.

  • Marginal note:Disguise with intent

    (2) Every one who, with intent to commit an indictable offence, has his face masked or coloured or is otherwise disguised is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 351;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 48.
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