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Perjury Laws in Canada

Part IV of the Criminal Code / Administration of Justice

False Testimony in Canadian Courts

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

Perjury - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

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.

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."

Perjury - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.131.1 ss.3 , Part IV
Perjury - Referenced Links