A Digest of the Criminal Law of Canada: (crimes and Punishments) Founded by Permission on Sir James Fitzjames Stephen's Digest of the Criminal Law

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Carswell & Company, 1890 - Criminal law - 588 pages
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Contents

ART PAGE 41 Where Crime committed is probable Consequence of Crime suggested
46
Where Instigation is countermanded
47
Accessories and Principals in Second Degree treated as Principals in First Degree
48
Punishment of Accessories after the Fact
49
Misdemeanors
50
CHAPTER VI
51
AttemptMisdemeanor
53
PART II
54
What amounts to imagining the Queens Death
55
Levying War by Subjects of a State at Peace with Her Majesty Subjects assisting
56
High Treason by adhering to the Queens Enemies
57
Adherence to a de facto King not Treason
58
Violating the Kings Wife c
59
Enticing Militiamen or Members of the NorthWest Mounted
65
Preventing Reading Proclamation and Continuing to Riot After
71
Carrying Sheathknives in Seaports
79
Sale c of Liquors near Public Works
85
Seditious Words and Libels
91
Libels on Foreign Powers
95
Piracy
101
Punishment of Slavetrading
107
ART PAGE 151 Misconduct of Officers Intrusted with Execution of Writs
113
Refusal to Serve an Office
114
CHAPTER XIII
115
Disobedience to Lawful Orders of Court c
116
CHAPTER XIV
117
Corruption in respect to Contracts with the Government
118
Corruption in respect to Business with the Government
119
Revenue Officers committing Corrupt Acts
120
Corruption of Revenue Officers
121
Customs Officers committing Corrupt Acts
122
Corrupt Practices in Municipal Affairs
123
Embracery
124
Definition of Bribery of Voters
125
Definition of Undue Influence
126
Definition of Treating
127
Personation at Elections
129
Forgery of Ballot Papers and other Offences respecting the same
130
Definition of Office
131
Making Interest for Offices for Reward
132
MISLEADING JUSTICEPERJURYFALSE SWEARINGSUB ORATIONADMINISTERING EXTRA JUDICIAL OATHS FALSE CERTIFICATE AS ...
133
Subornation of Perjury
135
Punishment of Perjury and Subornation
136
Making False Affidavit out of Province in which it is used
137
Administering Oaths without Authority
138
Unlawfully Directing or Procuring Discharge of Prisoner
145
101
150
Unlawfully Advertising a Reward for Return of Stolen Property
151
CHAPTER XVIII
154
76
155
Depraving the Lords Supper
156
Depraving the Book of Common Prayer
157
Clergymen Refusing to Use the Book of Common Prayer
158
Disturbing Public Worship
159
CHAPTER XIX
161
Adultery
162
21
163
Posting Immoral Books c
165
Seduction under Promise of Marriage
166
Unlawfully Defiling Women
167
Seduction of Females who are Passengers on Vessels
168
Prostitution of Indian Women
169
Preventing the Burial of Dead Bodies and Disinterring them
170
CHAPTER XX
172
Common Nuisance a Misdemeanor
173
Disorderly Houses
174
Evidence that a House is a Common Gaming House
175
Gaming in Stocks and Merchandise
176
Habitually Frequenting places where Gaming in Stocks is carried on
177
Obstructing Peace Officers entering a Gaming House
178
Nuisances by Offensive Trades
185
DANGER TO THE PERSON
190
Suppression of Riots
192
Consent to Bodily Injury
198
ᎪᎡᎢ PAGE 266 Accidental Infliction of Bodily Injury by Lawful ActWhat Acts are lawful
201
CHAPTER XXIII
203
Causing Death by Omissions other than those mentioned in Article 267
205
Delegation of Duty defined in Article 269
206
When direct Performance of Duty impossible
207
Duty of Persons doing Acts requiring Special Skill or Know ledge
208
CHAPTER XXIV
209
77
211
When an Act is the remote Cause of Death or one of several Causes
211
When causing Death does not amount to Homicide
213
When Homicide is unlawful
215
CHAPTER XXV
216
Effect and Definition of Provocation
219
When Provocation does not extenuate Homicide 999
222
Provocation to Third Person
223
SuicideAbetting Suicide
224
78
225
Attempts to commit Murder
226
Accessory after the fact to Murder
227
Concealing the Birth of Children
228
CHAPTER XXVI
230
26
235
Negligently endangering the Safety of Persons on Railways
236
Assault with Intent to commit Rape
242
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243
CHAPTER XXVIII
248
Punishment for Rape
250
Carnally Knowing Children Between Ten and Twelve
251
Supplying Instruments to Procure Abortion
252
CHAPTER XXIX
253
43
254
Principals in Second Degree in Bigamy
255
Abduction of Girls under Sixteen
258
Stealing Children under Fourteen
259
CHAPTER XXX
261
CHAPTER XXXI
263
Things Capable of being Libels
264
Publication Defined
265
When a Libel is Malicious
267
Publication of Matter Honestly Believed to be True
268
Fair Criticism
269
Parliamentary Proceedings and Fair Comments thereon
271
Reports of Proceedings of Public Meetings
272
Fair Reports of Proceedings of Courts
273
WaterGasElectricity
285
Tame Animals and Wild Animals in Captivity
286
Wild Animals Living and Dead
287
Dead Bodies
288
CHAPTER XXXIV
289
Theft by Taking and Carrying AwayRobbery
291
Theft by a ServantEmbezzlement
293
Theft by a False Pretence
294
Theft by Taking Advantage of a Mistake
295
Theft by Bailees
297
Finding Goods
299
142
301
79
302
Obtaining by False Pretences not Theft
303
The Property Embezzled Must be the Masters
309
CHAPTER XXXVII
316
Testamentary Instruments
322
80
324
Pigeons
328
Things Under Seizure
334
ART PAGE 437 Of Obtaining 29
346
86
347
Intent to Defraud
349
Pretending to Enclose Money etc in a Post Letter and other Frauds in Respect to Post Letters and the Postal Service
350
Frauds by Officers and Men of Militia Force
351
Constables of the Northwest Mounted Police Force Fraud ulently Obtaining Pensions
352
Other Offences Respecting Wrecks and Marine Stores
353
Concealing Gold or Silver with Intent to Defraud Partner in Claim
354
Removing or Concealing Ores c with Intent to Defraud c
355
Warehousemen c Giving False ReceiptsKnowingly Using the Same
356
Owners of Merchandise Disposing Thereof Contrary to Agree ments with Consignees Who Have Made Advances Thereon
357
Making False Statements in Receipts for Property that Can Be Used Under The Bank ActFraudulently Dealing with Property to Which Such Receipts ...
358
Assigning Property with Intent to Defraud Creditors
359
Concealing Deeds or Incumbrances or Falsifying Pedigrees
360
Frauds in Respect to the Registration of Titles to Land in the Terrritories
361
Fraudulent Sales of Property in Quebec
362
Unlawfully Applying Marks to Public Stores
363
Taking Marks from Public Stores
364
Not Satisfying Justice that Possession of Public Stores is Lawful
365
Receiving Regimental Necessaries From Soldiers or Deserters
366
Receiving c Necessaries from Marines or Deserters
367
Not Satisfying Justice that Possession of Seamans Property is Lawful
368
Unlawful Disposition of Arms c of the Northwest Mounted Police Force
369
Pretending to Exercise Witchcraft
370
Concealing Treasure Trove
371
CHAPTER XL
372
Misappropriation under Power of Attorney
374
Misappropriation by Factors or Agents
375
PAGE
376
Frauds by Directors Members and Officers of Incorporated Companies
377
66
378
Defence in Certain Cases
379
CHAPTER XLI
380
Receiving Property Feloniously Obtained
381
Receiving Property Obtained by the Commission of a Mis demeanor
382
CHAPTER XLII
384
Making a False Document Defined
386
14
387
Document
392
Forgery and other Offences Respecting Transfers of Shares
394
Stamps
401
Drawing Bills c without Authority
410
143
416
87
418
Words or Marks on Watch Cases
424
Defence where Offender is a Servant
430
Personation to obtain Deposits in Savings Banks
436
CHAPTER XLVI
437
544 Counterfeiting Coins c
438
Dealing in and importing Counterfeit Coin
439
Making Instruments for Coining
440
Bringing Instruments for Coining from Mints into Canada
441
Defacing Current Coins
442
Uttering Counterfeit or Light Coins Metals c
443
Punishment of Subsequent Offences
444
Uncurrent Foreign Coins
445
When Offence completed
446
CHAPTER XLVII
447
CHAPTER XLVIII
449
ArsonSetting Fire to Buildings c Offences punishable by Fourteen Years Imprisonment
450
Recklessly setting Fire to Forests c
451
Attempting to set on Fire c
452
Threats to Burn c
453
Setting Fire to Ships and other Injuries thereto and to Lights Buoys c
454
Injuries to Her Majestys VesselsGoods liable to Seizure Custom House c
456
Preventing the Saving of Wrecked Vessels or Wreck
462
Injuries to Other Animals
468
Injuries to Pollbooks
474
ART PAGE 607 Search of PremisesPenalty for Refusing Admission to Peace Officer
479
CHAPTER L
480
Combinations in Restraint of Trade
481
Criminal Breaches of Contract
482
Posting Up Copies of Provisions Respecting Criminal Breaches of ContractDefacing Same
483
Intimidation
484
Intimidation of Any Person to Prevent Him Working at Any Trade
485
Intimidation of Any Person to Prevent Him Dealing in Wheat c Unlawfully Preventing Seamen from Working
486
Intimidation of Any Person to Prevent Him Bidding for Public Lands
487
Breaches of Shipowners Duty to Seamen under Act of the United KingdomSending Unseaworthy Ships to Sea
489
Breaches of Shipowners Duty to Seamen under Canadian Act Sending or Taking Unseaworthy Ships to Sea
490
Breach of Duty by Seamen to Employers
491
90
494
CHAPTER LI
496
Adulterating Food or Drug
498
Selling Adulterated Food or Drugs
499
Having Adulterated Liquors in Possession
500
INDEX
539
144
541
399
542
72
544
91
547
401
554
92
559
461
564
145
569
341
574
148
575
477
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Page 97 - Builds or agrees to build, or causes to be built, any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe that the same shall or will be employed in the military or naval service of any foreign state at war with any friendly state...
Page 482 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority, — (1) Uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his wife or children, or Injures his property...
Page 428 - That on demand made by or on behalf of the prosecutor, he gave all the information in his power with respect to the persons from whom he obtained such goods or things ; or (c) That otherwise he had acted innocently ; be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Page 97 - ... (1.) If forthwith upon a proclamation of neutrality being issued by Her Majesty he gives notice to the Secretary of State that he is so building, causing to be built, or equipping such ship, and furnishes such particulars of the...
Page 60 - Kingdom, in order by force or constraint to compel her or them to change her or their measures or counsels, or in order to put any force or constraint upon, or in order to intimidate or overawe both Houses or either House of Parliament...
Page 127 - ... any meat, drink, entertainment, or provision to or for any person, in order to be elected, or for being elected, or for the purpose of corruptly influencing such person or any other person to give or refrain from giving his vote...
Page 377 - Act, in respect of any Act done by him, if he shall at any Time previously to his being indicted for such Offence have disclosed such Act, on Oath, in consequence of any compulsory Process of any Court of Law or Equity in any Action, Suit, or Proceeding which shall have been bond fide instituted by any Party aggrieved, or if he shall have disclosed the same in any Examination or Deposition before any Commissioners of Bankruptcy.
Page 126 - Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election : 5. Every person who shall advance or pay, or cause to be paid, any money to or to the use of any other person with the intent that such money, or any part thereof, shall be expended in bribery at any election...
Page 97 - Majesty : Provided that a person building, causing to be built, or equipping a ship in any of the cases aforesaid, in pursuance of a contract made before the commencement of such war as aforesaid, shall not be liable to any of the penalties imposed by this section in respect of such building or equipping, if he satisfies the conditions following (that is to say) — 1. If...
Page 58 - ... the king and sovereign lord of this land for the time being in his person and do him true and faithful service of allegiance...

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