Criminal Code

Version of section 593 from 2003-01-01 to 2011-04-28:

Marginal note:Trial of persons jointly for having in possession
  •  (1) Any number of persons may be charged in the same indictment with an offence under section 354 or paragraph 356(1)(b), notwithstanding that

    • (a) the property was had in possession at different times; or

    • (b) the person by whom the property was obtained

      • (i) is not indicted with them, or

      • (ii) is not in custody or is not amenable to justice.

  • Marginal note:Conviction of one or more

    (2) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), two or more persons are charged in the same indictment with an offence referred to in that subsection, any one or more of those persons who separately committed the offence in respect of the property or any part of it may be convicted.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 522.
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