Criminal Code and Related Definitions

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Introduction

All definitions set out here apply to all uses of the word within the Criminal Code except where indicated otherwise.

Descriptive cross-references

3. Where, in any provision of this Act, a reference to another provision of this Act or a provision of any other Act is followed by words in parenthesis that are or purport to be descriptive of the subject-matter of the provision referred to, the words in parenthesis form no part of the provision in which they occur but shall be deemed to have been inserted for convenience of reference only.
1976-77, c. 53, s. 2.

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Criminal Code Terms

Term Section Scope Related Sections and/or Articles
"abandon" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation] Abandoning Child (s. 218)
"accused" s. 2 "this Act" many instances, see Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"accused" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"Act" s. 2 "this Act" many instances, Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"adult" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911" Only used in s. 487.07(4). See Execution of Blood Sample Warrants
"advertisement of sexual services" s. 164 "this section" Seizure and Forfeiture of Obscene or Child Pornographic Materials
"Agreement" s. 7(2.34) "this subsection apply in this subsection and in subsections (2.3) and (2.31)" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"alternative measures" s. 716 "this Part" [Pt. XXIII – Sentencing (s. 716 to 751.1)]
"ammunition" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"antique firearm" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"antique firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"appeal court" s. 812 "section 813 to 828" Criminal Courts
"appeal court" s. 829 "sections 830 to 838" Criminal Courts
"appearance notice" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"Attorney General" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Crown, Prosecutor and Attorney General
"aircraft" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation] s. 244.2, 249, 251 to 254, 255, 255.1, 258, 259, 260
"assessment" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"associated personnel" s. 2 "this Act" s. 6, 424.1, 431.1. See also Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"association" s. 204 "this section"
"audioconference" s. 2 "this Act" Remote Attendance in Court
"authorization" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"authorization" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"authorization" s. 183 "this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)]) Wiretaps
"automatic firearm" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"automatic firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"bank-note" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"bestiality" Bestiality (Offence)
"bet" s. 197 "In this Part" [Pt. VII – Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting (s. 197 to 213)]
"bodily harm" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Bodily Harm
"break" s. 98(2) "this section"
"break" s. 321
"Canadian crew member" s. 7(2.34) Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
“Canadian Forces” s. 2 "this Act" s.5, 46, 50, 53, 54, 62, 78, 117.07, 117.08, 191, 193.1, 269.1, 366, 419 to 421, 445.01, and 672.37
"cartridge magazine" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"cartridge magazine" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"cattle" s. 2 "this Act" Animal Cruelty (Offence)
"chairperson" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"change" s. 732.1 "In this section and section 732.2" [Part XXIII - Sentencing]
"chief firearms officer" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"child" s. 172 "this section" Miscellaneous Sexual Offences
"child pornography" s. 163.1 Section 163.1 only ("this section") Definition of Child Pornography
"clerk of the court" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"clerk of the court" s. 762 "this Part" [Pt. XXV – Effect and Enforcement of Recognizances (s. 762 to 773)] Estreatment of Recognizance
"Commissioner of Firearms" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"common bawdy-house" s. 197 "In this Part" [Pt. VII – Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting (s. 197 to 213)]
"common betting house" s. 197 "In this Part" [Pt. VII – Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting (s. 197 to 213)]
"common gaming house" s. 197 "In this Part" [Pt. VII – Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting (s. 197 to 213)]
"common-law partner" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"communicating" s. 319 "this section"
"complainant" s. 2 "this Act" Role of the Victim and Third Parties
"computer data" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"computer data" s. 487.011 "this section [s. 487.011] and in sections 487.012 to 487.0199" [relating to preservation and production of records] Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"computer password" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"computer program" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"computer service" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"computer system" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"counsel" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"count" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"court" s. 164(8) Section 164 Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices, Seizure and Forfeiture of Obscene or Child Pornographic Materials
"court" s. 320(8) Section 320 Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"court" s. 601 "this section" Amendments to Charges
"court" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"court" s. 716 "this Part" [Pt. XXIII – Sentencing (s. 716 to 751.1)] Amendments to Charges
"court" s. 752 "this Part" Criminal Courts
"court of appeal" s. 2 "this Act" Criminal Courts
"court of appeal" s. 673 "this Part" Criminal Courts
"court of appeal" s. 696.3 "this section" Criminal Courts
"court of criminal jurisdiction" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices, Criminal Courts
"court of criminal jurisdiction" s. 785 Part XXVII of Criminal Code Criminal Courts
"Credit card" s. 321 "this Part" [Pt. IX – Offences Against Rights of Property (s. 321 to 378)] s. 342, 342.01, 347.1. See also Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"crew member of a Partner State" s. 7(2.34) Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"crime of a sexual nature" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"criminal organization" s. 2 "this Act" Criminal Organizations
"criminal organization offence" s. 2 "this Act" Criminal Organizations
"cross-bow" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"cross-bow" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"data" s. 487.011 "this section [s. 487.011] and in sections 487.012 to 487.0199" [relating to preservation and production of records] Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"data" s. 492.1 Tracking Warrant
"database" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"day" s. 2 "this Act" Time and Place
"designated offences" s. 462.3 Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime
"designated offence" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"designated offence" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"device" s. 342.2 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"disorderly house" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting]
"disposition" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"DNA" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"document" s. 321 "this Part" [Pt. IX – Offences Against Rights of Property (s. 321 to 378)] Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"document" s. 487.011 s. "this section [s. 487.011] and in sections 487.012 to 487.0199" [relating to preservation and production of records] Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"document of title to goods" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"document of title to lands" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"dual status offender" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Dual Status Offenders and Mental Illness
"dwelling-house" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Dwelling House
"electro-convulsive therapy" s. 672.61 "this section" Review Board Disposition Hearings
"electro-magnetic, acoustic, mechanical or other device" s. 183 "In This Part" [Part VI - Invasion of Privacy] Wiretaps
"electro-magnetic, acoustic, mechanical or other device" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"enactment" s. 6 s. 6 ("this section")
"environment" s. 2 "this Act" Time and Place
“every one” s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"exchequer bill" s. 321 "this Part" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"exchequer bill paper" s. 321 "this Part" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"export" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"expose" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation] Abandoning Child (s. 218)
"explosive or other lethal device" s. 431.2(1) "this section" Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"explosive substance" s. 2 "this Act" Use or Possession of Explosives (Offence)
"false document" s. 321 "this Part" [Pt. IX – Offences Against Rights of Property (s. 321 to 378)]
"fine" s. 716 "this Part" [Pt. XXIII – Sentencing (s. 716 to 751.1)] Fines
"firearm" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"firearms officer" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"flight" s. 7(8) "this section" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"flight element" s. 7(2.34) "this section" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"forensic DNA analysis" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"form of marriage" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation]
"function" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"game" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting]
"gaming equipment" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting]
"genocide" s. 319 "this section" Public Incitement of Hatred (Offence)
"government" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"guardian" s. 150 "In this Part" [Part V - Sexual Offences, Public Morals and Disorderly Conduct]
"guardian" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation]
"handgun" s. 2.1 Definition of Firearms
"handgun" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"Her Majesty’s Forces" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"high-risk accused" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"highway" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"hospital" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"identifiable group" s. 318 "this section" Public Incitement of Hatred (Offence)
"identifiable group" s. 319 "this section" Public Incitement of Hatred (Offence)
"identity information" 402.1 "For the purposes of sections 402.2 and 403" Identity Theft (Offence)
"imitation firearm" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"imitation firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"import" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"indictment" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"infrastructure facility" s. 431.2(1) "this section" Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"intercept" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)]) Wiretaps
"intercept" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"internationally protected person" s. 2 "this Act" see Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"intimate image" s. 162.1 "this section" Distribution of Intimate Images (Offence)
"intimate image" s. 164(8) "this section" Seizure and Forfeiture of Obscene or Child Pornographic Materials
"intimidate partner" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"judge" s. 83.28 Section 83.28 and 83.29 Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 164(8) "this section" Seizure and Forfeiture of Obscene or Child Pornographic Materials
"judge" s. 320 Section 320 Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 462.3 Part XII.2 [Proceeds of Crime] Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 487.011 s 487.012 to 487.0199 [relating to preservation and production of records] Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 488.1(1) "this section" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 490.2(5) "this section" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 492.1(8) Tracking Warrant
"judge" s. 493 Part XVI [Compelling Appearance of Accused Before a Justice and Interim Release] (s. 493 to 529.5) Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"judge" s. 552 Part XIX [Indictable Offences — Trial Without Jury] (s. 552 to 573.2) Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"justice" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"justice system participant" s. 2 "this Act" Intimidation of a Justice System Participant (Offence)
"keeper" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting]
"licence" s. 2.1 Definition of Firearms
"licence" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"lumber" s. 339 s. 339 Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"means" Abortion (Unconstitutional Offence)
"medical assistance in dying" s. 227 "this section" Assisted Dying Offences (Offence)
"medical assistance in dying" s. 241 "this section" Assisted Dying Offences (Offence)
"medical practitioner" s. 227 "this section"
"medical practitioner" s. 241 "this section"
"medical practitioner" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"mental disorder" s. 2 "this Act" Not Criminally Responsible Due to Mental Disorder
"military" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"military forces of a state" s. 431.2(1) "this section" Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"military law" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"Minister of Health" Abortion (Unconstitutional Offence)
"motor vehicle" s. 2 "this Act" Impaired Driving, Over 80 and Refusal (Offence)
"municipality" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"newly-born child" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"newspaper" s. 297 s. 303, 304, 308 Defamatory Libel (Offence)
"night" s. 2 "this Act" Time and Place
"non-restricted firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"nuclear facility" s. 2 "this Act"
"nurse practitioner" s. 227 "this section"
"nurse practitioner" s. 241 "this section"
"offence" s. 183 "this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)] List of Designated Wiretap Eligible Offences
"offence-related property" s. 2 "this Act" Forfeiture of Offence-related Property
"offender" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"offensive weapon" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Weapons
"Ontario Act" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"operate" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation]
"optional conditions" s. 732.1 "In this section and section 732.2" [Part XXIII - Sentencing] Terms and Conditions of a Conditional Sentence Order
"order" s. 462.371 "this section" Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime
"organization" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
“owner” s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"packaged" s. 121.1 "this Act"
"pardon" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"Partner State" s. 7(2.34) "this section" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"party" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"peace officer" s. 2 "this Act" Peace Officers
"peace officer" s. 7(8) Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
“person” s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"pharmacist" s. 241 "this section"
"place" s. 98 "this section" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"place" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting] Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
Gambling Offences (Offence)
"place" s. 244.2(2) "the purpose of paragraph (1)(a)" Discharging a Firearm (Offence)
"place" s. 286.1(5) "this section" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
Commodification of Sexual Services (Offence)
"place of public use" s. 431.2(1) "this section" Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"placement decision" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"police officer" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)])
"prescribed" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"prescribed" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"private communication" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)]) Wiretaps
"primary designated offence" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"prison" s. 2 "this Act" Prison Breach (Offence)
"proceeds of crime" s. 462.3(1) "this Part" (Part XII.2) Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime
"prohibited ammunition" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"prohibited ammunition" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"prohibited device" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"prohibited device" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"prohibited firearm" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"prohibited firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"prohibited weapon" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"prohibited weapon" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"prohibition order" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"property" s. 2 "this Act" Possession of Stolen Property (Offence)
"property" s. 428 Part XI of the Code Possession of Stolen Property (Offence)
"proseuctor" s. 2 "this Act"
"provincial court judge" s. 2 "this Act" (except as set out in s. 111, 487.04) Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"provincial court judge" s. 111(11) "this section and sections 112, 117.011 and 117.012" of Code Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"provincial court judge" s. 487.04 "this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices
"psychosurgery" s. 672.61 "this section" Review Board Disposition Hearings
"public department" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"public facility" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"public officer" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"public officer" s. 487.011 "this section [s. 487.011] and in sections 487.012 to 487.0199" [relating to preservation and production of records] Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"public officer" s. 492.1 "this section" Tracking Warrant
"public place" s. 150 "In this Part" [PART V - Sexual Offences, Public Morals and Disorderly Conduct]
"public place" s. 197 "In this Part" [PART VII - Disorderly Houses, Gaming and Betting]
"public place" s. 213 "In this section" Solicitation (Offence)
"public place" s. 286.1(5) "this section" Commodification of Sexual Services (Offence)
"public place" s. 319 "this section" Public Incitement of Hatred (Offence)
"public stores" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"public transportation system" s. 431.2(1) "this section" Miscellaneous Offences Against Property
"public switched telephone network" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)]) Wiretaps
"publishing" s. 299 s. 299
"qualified medical practitioner" Abortion (Unconstitutional Offence)
"radio-based telephone communication" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)])
"radioactive material" s. 2 "this Act"
"railway equipment" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations#Other Persons
"raw leaf tobacco" s. 121.1 Criminal Code
"recognizance" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"record suspension" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"Registrar" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"registration centre" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"registration certificate" s. 2.1 Definition of Firearms
"registration certificate" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"release order" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"replica firearm" s. 2.1 Definition of Firearms
"replica firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"representative" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"restricted firearm" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"restricted firearm" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"restricted weapon" s. 2.1 "this Act" Definition of Firearms
"restricted weapon" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)] Definition of Firearms
"revenue paper" s. 321 "this Part" [Pt. IX – Offences Against Rights of Property (s. 321 to 378)] Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"Review Board" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"Review Board" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"schedule" s. 762 "this Part" [Pt. XXV – Effect and Enforcement of Recognizances (s. 762 to 773)] Estreatment of Recognizance
"secondary designated offence" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"sell" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)])
"senior officer" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"sentence" s. 673 and 785 "In this Part" [PART XXI - APppeals -- Indictable Offences] (s. 673)
"In this Part" [PART XXVII - Summary Convictions] (s. 785)
Right of Appeal by Accused of Verdicts or Sentences for Indictable Offences
Right of Appeal of Verdicts or Sentences for Summary Offences
"serious offence" s. 2 and 467.1(1) "this Act" Criminal Organizations
"serious personal injury offence" s. 752 Part XXIV [Dangerous Offenders And Long-Term Offenders] ("This part") Serious Personal Injury Offences
"solicitor" s. 183 "In this Part" ([Pt. VI – Invasion of Privacy (s. 183 to 196.1)])
"space flight" s. 7(2.34) "this section" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"Space Station" s. 7(2.34) "this section" Special Jurisdiction for Offences Committed on Aircrafts or Spacecrafts
"stamped" s. 121.1 Criminal Code
"statements" s. 319 "this section" Public Incitement of Hatred (Offence)
"steal" s. 2 "this Act"
"street racing" s. 2 "this Act"
"summary conviction court" s. 785 Part XXVII of Criminal Code Criminal Courts
"summons" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"superior court" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"superior court of criminal jurisdiction" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Judicial Officers and Offices, Criminal Courts
"territorial division" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions of Parties, Persons, Places and Organizations
"terrorism offence" s. 2 "this Act" Terrorism Definitions
"terrorist activity" s. 2 and 83.01 Criminal Code Terrorism Definitions
"terrorist group" s. 2 and 83.01 Criminal Code Terrorism Definitions
"testamentary instrument” s. 2 Criminal Code Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"theatre" s. 150 "In this Part" [PART V - Sexual Offences, Public Morals and Disorderly Conduct]
"tobacco product" s. 121.1 Criminal Code
"tracking data" s. 492.1(8) "this section" Tracking Warrant
"tracking device" s. 492.1(8) "this section" Tracking Warrant
"traffic" s. 342.1 "this section" Unauthorized Use of Computer (Offence)
"traffic” s. 355.1 s. 355.2 and 355. Trafficking in Stolen Property (Offence)
"transfer" s. 84(1) "this Part" [Pt. III – Firearms and Other Weapons (s. 84 to 117.15)]
"trustee" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"undertaking" s. 2 "this Act" Release by Police on Undertaking
"unfit to stand trial" s. 2 "this Act" Fitness to Stand Trial
"United Nations operation” s. 2 "this Act"
"United Nations personnel” s. 2 "this Act"
"valuable mineral” s. 2 "this Act" Miscellaneous Fraudulent Offences
"valuable security" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder" s. 490.011 "in this section and in sections 490.012 to 490.032" [relating to SOIRA Orders] SOIRA Orders
"verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder" s. 672.1(1) "this Part" [Pt. XX.1 – Mental Disorder (s. 672.1 to 672.95)] Mental Illness
"vessel" s. 214 Part VIII of Code [Offences Against the Person and Reputation] Referenced in s. 244.2, 249, 250 to 255.1, and 258 to 260.
"victim" s. 2 "this Act" Role of the Victim and Third Parties
"videoconference" s. 2 "this Act" Remote Attendance in Court
"voyeuristic recording" s. 164(8) "this section" Seizure and Forfeiture of Obscene or Child Pornographic Materials
"warrant" s. 493 Part XVI of Code [Compelling Appearance of Accused Before a Justice and Interim Release] ("this Part") Warrant Arrests, Release by Police on Undertaking
"weapon" s. 2 "this Act" Definition of Weapons
"wilful" N/A Criminal Code see Intention
"wiretap offences" s. 183 Part VI [Invasion of Privacy] Wiretaps
"wreck” s. 2 "this Act"
"writing" s. 2 "this Act" Definitions for General Documents, Legal Documents and Financial Instruments
"Young Offenders Act" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"
"young person" s. 487.04 "In this section and in sections 487.05 to 487.0911"

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Terms

Term Section Scope Related Sections and/or Articles
"adjudiator" s. 2 CDSA
"alternate person in charge" s. 56.1 "this section"
"analogue" s. 2 CDSA
"analyst" s. 2 CDSA
"Attorney General" s. 2 CDSA
"controlled substance" s. 2 CDSA
"customs office" s. 2 CDSA
"designated criminal offence" s. 56.1 "this section"
"designated device" s. 2 CDSA
"designated drug offence" s. 56.1 "this section"
"designated substance offence" s. 2 CDSA
"inspector" s. 2 CDSA
"judge" s. 2 CDSA see s. 522 of the Criminal Code
"justice" s. 2 CDSA same as s. 2 of the Criminal Code
"medical emergency" s. 4.1 CDSA "this section" Exemption for Medical Emergency
"Minister" s. 2 CDSA
non-chemical offence-related property  s. 2 CDSA
"offence-related property" s. 2 CDSA
"organization" s. 2 CDSA
"person" s. 2 CDSA
"possession" s. 2 CDSA
"practitioner" s. 2 CDSA
"precursor" s. 2 CDSA
"prescribed" s. 2 CDSA
"produce" s. 2 CDSA
"provide", "sell" or "traffic" s. 2 CDSA
"traffic" s. 2 CDSA

Evidence Act

Term Section Scope Related Sections and/or Articles
"court" s. 29 "this section" Electronic Documents
"financial institution" s. 29 "this section"
"legal proceedings" s. 29 "this section"
"business" s. 30 "In This section"
"copy" s. 30 "In This section"
"court" s. 30 "In This section"
"legal proceeding" s. 30 "In This section"
"record" s. 30 "In This section"
"corporation" s. 31 "In This section"
"government" s. 31 "In This section"
"photographic film" s. 31 "In This section"
"computer system" s. 31.8 s. 31.1 to 31.6 Electronic Documents
"data" s. 31.8 s. 31.1 to 31.6 Electronic Documents
"electronic document" s. 31.8 s. 31.1 to 31.6 Electronic Documents
"electronic documents system" s. 31.8 s. 31.1 to 31.6 Electronic Documents
"secure electronic signature" s. 31.8 s. 31.1 to 31.6 Electronic Documents
"judge" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"participant" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"potentially injurious information" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"proceeding" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"prosecutor" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"sensitive information" s. 38 "this section and in sections 38.01 to 38.15"
"Council" s. 39 s. 39(1)
"cause" s. 44 Part II (s. 43 to 51)
"court" s. 44 Part II (s. 43 to 51)
"judge" s. 44 Part II (s. 43 to 51)
"oath" s. 44 Part II (s. 43 to 51)


Youth Criminal Justice Act

Term Section Scope Related Sections and/or Articles
"adult sentence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"Attorney General" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"child" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"conference" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"confirmed delivery service" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"custodial portion" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"disclosure" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"extrajudicial measures" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"extrajudicial sanction" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"offence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"parent" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"pre-sentence report" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"provincial director" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"publication" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"record" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"review board" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"serious offence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"serious violent offence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"violent offence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"young person" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"youth custody facility" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"youth justice court" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"youth justice court judge" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"youth sentence" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice
"youth worker" s. 2(1) "this Act" Youth Criminal Justice

Interpretation Act

Term Section Scope Related Sections and/or Articles
"Act" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Bank" s. 35 "every enactment"
"British Commonwealth" s. 35 "every enactment"
"broadcasting" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Canada" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Canadian waters" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Clerk of the Privy Council" or "Clekr of the Queen's Privy Council" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Commonwealth" s. 35 "every enactment"
"contiguous zone" s. 35 "every enactment"
"continental shelf" s. 35 "every enactment"
"contravention" s. 35 "every enactment"
"corporation" s. 35 "every enactment"
"county" s. 35 "every enactment"
"diplomatic or consular officer" s. 35 "every enactment"
"exclusive economic zone" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Governor", "Governor General" or "Governor of Canada" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Governor General in Council" or "Governor in Council" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Great Seal" s. 35 "every enactment"
“Her Majesty”, “His Majesty”, “the Queen”, “the King” or “the Crown” s. 35 "every enactment"
"herein" s. 35 "every enactment"
"holiday" s. 35 "every enactment"
"internal waters" s. 35 "every enactment"
"legislative assembly" s. 35 "every enactment"
"lieutenant governor" s. 35 "every enactment"
"lieutenant governor in council" s. 35 "every enactment"
"local time" s. 35 "every enactment"
"military" s. 35 "every enactment"
"month" s. 35 "every enactment"
"oath" s. 35 "every enactment"
"Parliament" s. 35 "every enactment"
"person" s. 35 "every enactment"
"proclamation" s. 35 "every enactment"
"province" s. 35 "every enactment"
"radio" or "telecommunication" s. 35 "every enactment"
"regular force" s. 35 "every enactment"
"reserve force" s. 35 "every enactment"
"security" s. 35 "every enactment"
"standard time" s. 35 "every enactment"
"statutory declaration" s. 35 "every enactment"
"superior court" s. 35 "every enactment"
"telecommunications" s. 35 "every enactment"
"territorial sea" s. 35 "every enactment"
"territory" s. 35 "every enactment"
"two justices" s. 35 "every enactment"
"United Kingdom" s. 35 "every enactment"
"United States" s. 35 "every enactment"
"writing" s. 35 "every enactment"
"telegraph" s. 36
"year" s. 37
"Act" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")
"enact" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")
"enactment" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")
"public officer" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")
"regulation" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")
"repeal" s. 2 Interpretation Act ("this Act")

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