Criminal Code Summary Offences We Handle

Listing of Summary Offences

Below is a list of Criminal Code summary offences that we cover. Some of the offences on this list are hybrid offences, these are offences which may proceed by way of indictment. Should your case proceed by indictment, it is important that you contact a criminal lawyer to proceed with your case.

s. 54 – Assisting deserter

s. 56 – Offences in relation to members of RCMP

s. 56.1(4) – Identity Documents

s. 57(2) – False statement in relation to passport

s. 66(1) – Unlawful assembly

s. 66(2) – Unlawful assembly with concealment of identity

s. 73 – Forcible entry, forcible detainer

s. 83(1) – Engaging in prize fight

s. 83.231(2) – Hoax – terrorist activity

s. 86(3) – Careless use of firearm / Contravention of storage regulations

s. 87(2) – Pointing a firearm

s. 88(2) – Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

s. 89(2) – Carrying weapon while attending public meeting

s. 90(2) – Carrying concealed weapon

s. 91(3) – Unauthorized possession of firearm / prohibited weapon or restricted weapon

s. 93(2) – Possession at unauthorized place (firearm /weapon)

s. 94(2) – Unauthorized possession in motor vehicle (firearm /weapon)

s. 101(2) – Transfer without authority (firearm / weapon)

s. 104(2) – Unauthorized importing or exporting (firearm /weapon)

s. 105(2) – Losing or finding without reporting (firearm / weapon)

s. 106(2) – Destroying without reporting (firearm / weapon)

s. 107(2) – Making false statements (in relation to ss. 105-6)

s. 108(2) – Tampering with serial number (firearm / weapon)

s. 111 – Application for prohibition order (firearm prohibition hearings)

s. 117.01(3) – Possession contrary to order / Failure to surrender authorization (firearm / weapon)

s. 121.1(4)(b) – Selling, etc, of tobacco products and raw leaf tobacco

s. 127(1) – Disobeying order of court

s. 129 – Offences relating to public or peace officer

s. 130(2) – Personating peace officer

s. 134(1) – Perjury (where not required to make oath, etc)

s. 139(1) – Obstructing justice

s. 140(2) – Public mischief

s. 145(1)-(5.1) – Escape and being at large without excuse

s. 160(1)-(2) – Bestiality / Compelling commission of bestiality

s. 162(5) – Voyeurism

s. 162.1(1) – Publication, etc, of an intimate image without consent

s. 169 – Obscene material / Immoral theatrical performance / Mailing obscene matter

s. 173(1)-(2) – Indecent act / Exposure

s. 174(1) – Nudity

s. 175(1) – Causing disturbance, indecent exhibition, loitering, etc

s. 176(2)-(3) – Disturbing religious worship or certain meetings

s. 177 – Trespassing at night

s. 201(2) – Person found in or owner permitting use (gaming or betting house)

s. 204(10) – Contravention (regulatory offences related to horse racing / betting)

s. 206(4) – Offence (buying ticket for unlawful lottery or game of chance)

s. 207(3)(a) – Offence, conduct, management, operation of lottery scheme (permitted lotteries)

s. 207(3)(b) – Offence, participation in lottery scheme (permitted lotteries)

s. 207.1(3)(a) – Offence, conduct, management, operation of lottery scheme (permitted lotteries, international cruise ship)

s. 207.1(3)(b) – Offence, participation in lottery scheme (permitted lotteries, international cruise ship)

s. 210(2) – Landlord, inmate, etc (common bawdy-house)

s. 211 – Transporting person to bawdy-house

s. 213(1)-(1.1) – Stopping or impeding traffic / Communication (relating to offering, providing or obtaining sexual services for consideration)

s. 241.31(4)-(5) – Offence, filing information / contravene regulations (medical practitioner / nurse practitioner / pharmacist in relation to medical assistance in dying)

s. 263(3) – Duty to safeguard opening in ice / guard excavation on land

s. 264(3) – Criminal harassment

s. 264.1(3) – Uttering threats

s. 266 – Assault

s. 270(2) – Assaulting a peace officer

s. 273.3(2) – Removal of child from Canada

s. 278.9(2) – Publication prohibited (in relation to production order)

s. 278.95(2) – Publication prohibited (hearing to determine admissibility of evidence of complainant’s sexual activity)

s. 282(1) – Abduction in contravention of custody order

s. 283(1) – Abduction

s. 319(1)-(2) – Public incitement of hatred / Wilful promotion of hatred

s. 320.13(1) – Dangerous operation

s. 320.16(1) – Failure to stop after accident

s. 320.17 – Flight from a peace officer

s. 320.18(1) – Operation while prohibited

s. 320.19(2) – Operation while impaired – low blood drug concentration

s. 320.36(4) – Unauthorized use of bodily substance / Unauthorized use or disclosure of results

s. 327(1) – Possession of device to obtain use of telecommunication facility or service

s. 334(b) – Punishment for theft (under $5000)

s. 335(1) – Taking motor vehicle or vessel or found therein without consent

s. 339(2) – Dealer in second-hand goods (lumbering equipment without owner’s consent)

s. 342(1), (3) – Theft, forgery, etc of credit card / Unauthorized use of credit card data

s. 342.01(1) - Instruments for copying credit card data or forging or falsifying credit cards

s. 342.1(1) – Unauthorized use of computer

s. 342.2(1) – Possession of device to obtain unauthorized use of computer system or to commit mischief

s. 347(1) – Criminal interest rate

s. 348(1)(e) – Breaking and entering with intent, committing offence or breaking out (place other than dwelling-house)

s. 349(1) – Being unlawfully in dwelling-house

s. 351(1) – Possession of break-in instrument

s. 353(3)-(4) – Fail to keep record of transaction, sale of automobile master key

s. 353.1(4) – Tampering with VIN

s. 355(b) – Possession of property obtained by crime (under $5000)

s. 355.5(b) – Trafficking in property obtained by crime (under $5000)

s. 356(3) – Theft from mail

s. 362(2)(b) – False pretence or false statement

s. 364(1) – Fraudulently obtaining food, beverage or accommodation

s. 367 – Punishment for forgery

s. 368(1.1) - Use, trafficking or possession of forged document

s. 368.1 – Forgery instruments

s. 372(4) – False information / Indecent communications / Harassing communications

s. 380(1)(b) – Fraud (less than five thousand dollars)

s. 380.2(4) – Prohibition order (not comply, in relation to fraud)

s. 382.1(2) – Tipping (insider trading)

s. 393(3) – Fraudulently obtaining transportation

s. 398 – Falsifying employment record

s. 401(1) – Obtaining carriage by false billing

s. 402.2(5) – Identity theft / Trafficking in identity information

s. 403(3) – Identity fraud

s. 412(1) – Punishment: ss. 407, 408, 409, 410, 411 (Forgery of Trademarks and Trade descriptions)

s. 415(g) – Offences in relation to wreck

s. 417(2) – Unlawful transactions in public stores

s. 419 – Unlawful use of military uniforms or certificates

s. 420(1) – Military stores

s. 422(1)(g) – Criminal breach of contract

s. 423(1) – Intimidation

s. 425 – Offences by employers

s. 425.1(2) – Threats and retaliation against employees

s. 430(3) – Mischief (testamentary instrument  / property exceeding $5000)

s. 430(4) – Mischief (other property)

s. 430(4.2) – Mischief in relation to cultural property

s. 430(5) – Mischief in relation to computer data

s. 430(5.1) – Commission or omission of act required by duty if likely to constitute mischief

s. 432(1)-(2) – Unauthorized recording of a movie / Unauthorized recording for purpose of sale, etc

s. 437 – False alarm of fire

s. 438(2) – Interfering with saving of wreck

s. 439(1) – Interfering with marine signal (making fast vessel or boat)

s. 442 – Interfering with boundary lines

s. 446(2) – Causing damage or injury (captive animals conveyed or abandoned)

s. 447.1(2) – Breach of order (cruelty to animals)

s. 454 – Slugs and tokens

s. 456 – Defacing current coins

s. 457(3) – Likeness of bank-notes

s. 462.31(2) – Laundering proceeds of crime

s. 462.33(11) – Restraint order (not comply)

s. 463(c) – Attempts, accessories – summary offences

s. 463(d) – Attempts, accessories – hybrid offences

s. 464(b) – Counselling offence that is not committed – summary offences

s. 465(1)(d) – Conspiracy – summary offences

s. 486.6(1) – Offence (fail to comply with orders restricting publication: sexual offences, victims and witnesses)

s. 487.0197 – Contravene preservation demand

s. 487.0198 – Contravene preservation or production order

s. 487.0199 – Destruction of preserved data

s. 487.0552(1) – Failure to comply with order or summons

s. 487.08(3) – Use of bodily substances

s. 487.08(4) – Use of bodily substances

s. 487.2 – Contravene restriction on publication (warrant)

s. 490.031(1) – Offence (fail to comply with order, National Defence Act, International Transfer of Offenders Act)

s. 490.0311 – Offence (knowingly provide false information, Sex Offender Information Registration Act)

s. 490.0312 – Offence (obligation to advise police service, NCR outside of Canada)

s. 490.8(9) – Offence (contravene restraint order, offence related property)

s. 517(2) – Failure to comply with order (Order directing matters not to be published for specified period)

s. 539(3) – Failure to comply with order (Order restricting publication of evidence taken at preliminary inquiry)

s. 542(2) – Restriction of publication of reports of preliminary inquiry (fail to comply re confession or admission of accused)

s. 648(2) – Restriction on publication (fail to comply re portion of trial where jury absent)

s. 649 – Disclosure of jury proceedings

s. 672.37(3) – Authorizing application for federal employment requiring applicant to disclose an NCR verdict where applicant discharged absolutely or not subject to disposition

s. 672.501(11) – Failure to comply (Order restricting publication – sexual offences, NCR)

s. 732.11(4) – Prohibition on use of bodily substance (contravene, re probation)

s. 742.31(4) – Prohibition on use of bodily substance (contravene, re conditional sentence)

s. 810 – Sureties to keep the peace (peace bond hearings)

s. 810.4(4) – Prohibition on use of bodily substance (contravene, re recognizance)

Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.
William Lloyd Garrison, In his Life, Volume III, p. 390.