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Pocket Criminal Code 2018
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This book contains the full text of the Criminal Code, including all the recent Criminal Code amendments and other related statutes in Canada

Unique Features

The Pocket Criminal Code 2018 has several features that allow you to find relevant material quicker. These include:

  • A Table of Concordance for the Criminal Code. The Table links today's section number with the corresponding section as it was under the Revised Statutes of Canada 1970
  • A detailed Table of Contents to the Criminal Code and related statutes. The Table consists of part numbers and headings, the section number, the principal marginal note for the section, and the page number where the section can be found
  • A comprehensive index to the Criminal Code and related statutes
  • Updated Forms of Charges for all the major offences under the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

New in this Edition

Significant legislative developments reflected in this edition include the following:

  • An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying), S.C. 2016, c. 3 (former bill C.14), amended the Criminal Code as follows – this amending act:
    • introduced exemptions to Criminal Code offences in order to allow medical and nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other persons to provide assisted death;
    • articulated criteria and safeguards before medical assistance in dying could be administered;
    • established requirements for those involved in providing such assistance to furnish information in order to permit monitoring of this process; and
    • created new offences for failing to respect the criteria or safeguards; for forging or destroying documents related to medical assistance in dying; for failing to provide information required to monitor this process; and for contravening regulations made by the Minister of Health.
  • Amendments to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act include those introduced by the following regulations:
    • SOR/2016-73
    • SOR/2016-107
    • SOR/2016-295
    • SOR/2017-13
    • SOR/2017/44
  • Updates to the Forms of Charges, authored by Gary P. Rodrigues