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Version of section 148 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Assisting prisoner of war to escape

 Every one who knowingly and wilfully

  • (a) assists a prisoner of war in Canada to escape from a place where he is detained, or

  • (b) assists a prisoner of war, who is permitted to be at large on parole in Canada, to escape from the place where he is at large on parole,

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

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 136

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