Criminal Code

Version of section 369 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-01-07:

Marginal note:Exchequer bill paper, public seals, etc.

 Every one who, without lawful authority or excuse, the proof of which lies on him,

  • (a) makes, uses or knowingly has in his possession

    • (i) any exchequer bill paper, revenue paper or paper that is used to make bank-notes, or

    • (ii) any paper that is intended to resemble paper mentioned in subparagraph (i),

  • (b) makes, offers or disposes of or knowingly has in his possession any plate, die, machinery, instrument or other writing or material that is adapted and intended to be used to commit forgery, or

  • (c) makes, reproduces or uses a public seal of Canada or of a province, or the seal of a public body or authority in Canada, or of a court of law,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 327.
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