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Approximately 1880 pages
1 volume bound

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Pocket Criminal Code 2019
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Pocket Criminal Code contains the full text of the Criminal Code, including all the recent Criminal Code amendments and other related statutes in Canada

Pocket Criminal Code 2019 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 and other developments reflected in Pocket Criminal Code 2019 include the following:

  • An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, 2017, c. 13 amended the Criminal Code definition of “identifiable group” in s. 318(4) and also amended the principles that a court shall take into consideration on sentencing in s. 718.2(a) to include evidence that the offence was motivated by bias, prejudice or hate based on gender identity or expression.
  • The Journalistic Sources Protection Act, S.C. 2017, c. 22, amended the Criminal Code and the Canada Evidence Act to protect the confidentiality of journalistic sources and to create additional requirements for the issuance of a search warrant relating to a journalist.
  • An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief), 2017, c. 23 amends the Criminal Code offence of mischief in relation to religious property.
  • Amendments to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act include those introduced by the following regulations:
  • SOR/2017-249
  • SOR/2017-275
  • SOR/2017-277
  • Updates to the Forms of Charges, authored by Gary P. Rodrigues