Offences Found to be Unconstitutional
Several offences that were found to be unconstitutional by the court remain within the Code but are deemed to have no force and effect.
The provision under s. 230 relating to constructive murder was found to be unconstitutional.
In December 2013, s. 210, 212(1)(j), and 213(1)(c) were found to be unconstitutional.
Both s. 14 and 241 are unconstitutional insofar as they "prohibit physician‑assisted dying for competent adults who seek such assistance as a result of a grievous and irremediable medical condition that causes enduring and intolerable suffering".
- Defamatory Libel (Offence) - one form of defamatory libel described in s. 301 was found unconstitutional.