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Bribery (Domestic) Laws in Canada

Part IV of the Criminal Code / Administration of Justice

Domestic Bribery and Corruption in Canada

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

Bribery (Domestic) - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Criminal Code

The Criminal Code is a federal statute that defines and sets out punishments for most of the criminal offences that the Parliament of Canada has enacted.

Crown prosecutor

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

Hybrid offence

Hybrid offences fall between a summary and an indictable offence. The Crown prosecutor chooses whether to treat the offence as a summary or indictable offence.

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.

Summary offence

Summary offences are less-serious criminal offences such as disturbing the peace or unlawful assembly

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