Criminal Offence Penalty Chart

Offences against administration of law and justice

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S=Summary H=Hybrid I=Indictable

Offence description Criminal Code Section S/H/I Minimum penalty Discharge available Maximum Penalty
(S)
Maximum Penalty
(I)
Public Mischief 140 H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 5 yrs.
Fail to comply with bail condition 145(3) H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Fail to comply with probation order 733.1(1) H   yes 18 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Fail to attend court 145(2) H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Personate police officer 130 H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Obstruct police 129 H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Obstruct justice (idemnifying surety or surety accepting fee) 139(1) H   yes 6 mos./$5,000 fine 2 yrs.
Obstruct justice (includes threatening or bribing juror or witness) 139(2) I   yes   10 yrs.
Perjury 131, 132 I       14 yrs.

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