Inducing a Young Person (Offence)

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Offence Wording

Inducing a young person, etc.
136 (1) Every person who

(a) induces or assists a young person to leave unlawfully a place of custody or other place in which the young person has been placed in accordance with a youth sentence or a disposition imposed under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985,
(b) unlawfully removes a young person from a place referred to in paragraph (a),
(c) knowingly harbours or conceals a young person who has unlawfully left a place referred to in paragraph (a),
(d) wilfully induces or assists a young person to breach or disobey a term or condition of a youth sentence or other order of the youth justice court, or a term or condition of a disposition or other order under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, or
(e) wilfully prevents or interferes with the performance by a young person of a term or condition of a youth sentence or other order of the youth justice court, or a term or condition of a disposition or other order under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
Absolute jurisdiction of provincial court judge
(2) The jurisdiction of a provincial court judge to try an adult charged with an indictable offence under this section is absolute and does not depend on the consent of the accused.


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