Excise Act, 2001
Marginal note:Property obtained from offences
230 (1) No person shall possess any property or any proceeds of any property knowing that all or any part of it was obtained or derived directly or indirectly as a result of
(a) the commission of an offence under section 214 or subsection 216(1), 218(1), 218.1(1) or 231(1); or
(b) a conspiracy or an attempt to commit, being a party to, being an accessory after the fact in relation to, or any counselling in relation to, an offence referred to in paragraph (a).
(2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1)
(a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to a fine of not more than $500,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years, or to both; or
(b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to a fine of not more than $100,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months, or to both.
(3) A peace officer or a person acting under the direction of a peace officer is not guilty of an offence under this section by reason only that the peace officer or person possesses property or the proceeds of property mentioned in subsection (1) for the purposes of an investigation or otherwise in the execution of the peace officer’s duties.
- 2002, c. 22, s. 230
- 2018, c. 12, s. 81
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