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Criminal Code

Version of section 247 from 2003-01-01 to 2004-04-21:

Marginal note:Traps likely to cause bodily harm

  •  (1) Every one who, with intent to cause death or bodily harm to persons, whether ascertained or not, sets or places or causes to be set or placed a trap, device or other thing whatever that is likely to cause death or bodily harm to persons is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Permitting traps on premises

    (2) A person who, being in occupation or possession of a place where anything mentioned in subsection (1) has been set or placed, knowingly and wilfully permits it to remain at that place, shall be deemed, for the purposes of that subsection, to have set or placed it with the intent mentioned therein.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 231

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