Criminal Code

Version of section 487.2 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-01-01:

Marginal note:Restriction on publicity
  •  (1) Where a search warrant is issued under section 487 or 487.1 or a search is made under such a warrant, every one who publishes in any newspaper or broadcasts any information with respect to

    • (a) the location of the place searched or to be searched, or

    • (b) the identity of any person who is or appears to occupy or be in possession or control of that place or who is suspected of being involved in any offence in relation to which the warrant was issued,

    without the consent of every person referred to in paragraph (b) is, unless a charge has been laid in respect of any offence in relation to which the warrant was issued, guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “newspaper”

    (2) In this section, newspaper has the same meaning as in section 297.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 69.
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