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Trespassing at Night Laws in Canada

Part V of the Criminal Code / Sexual, Moral & Disorderly Conduct

Loitering or Prowling

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

Trespassing at Night - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms


The period from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning.

Summary conviction

Summary convictions are used for lesser offences with penalties, fines and short jail time. They reflect the majority of offences as defined in the Code.


Being on someone’s property without permission, or refusing to leave when asked. The Code makes it a crime to loiter on someone's property.

Trespassing at Night - Tagged With:
Code Citations: Section 177 , Section 177
Trespassing at Night - Referenced Links