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Fabricating Evidence Laws in Canada

Part IV of the Criminal Code / Administration of Justice

Misleading the Justice System

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

Fabricating Evidence - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Crown prosecutor

Lawyers who act for the federal, provincial and territorial governments and prosecute people accused of crimes on behalf of the Crown.

Indictable offence

Indictable offences are the most serious offences under the Criminal Code and they come with more serious punishments, up to a maximum penalty of life in prison.


Lying to court or to police under oath or solemn affirmation, knowing the statement is false.

Reasonable doubt

The Supreme Court of Canada has said that reasonable doubt “falls much closer to absolute certainty than to proof on a balance of probabilities” and “that something less than absolute certainty is required, and that something more than probable guilt is required."

Fabricating Evidence - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.137
Fabricating Evidence - Referenced Links