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Vagrancy Laws in Canada

Not Listed in the Criminal Code

Vagrancy: From Crime to Regulated Behaviour

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

Vagrancy - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms


Lingering aimlessly in a public place and obstructing persons who are lawfully there.


Asking for money from people in a public place. The Criminal Code makes it an offence to impede or molest other persons in a public place.


The condition of not having a lawful profession or the means to financially maintain yourself. It is usually accompanied by being homeless.

Vagrancy - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.179
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