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Materially Benefiting From Prostitution Laws in Canada

Part VIII of the Criminal Code / Against the Person and Reputation

Illegal Benefits from Prostitution

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

Materially Benefiting From Prostitution - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

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.

Sexual services

An act that is sexual in nature and whose purpose is to sexually gratify the person who receives it.

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.

Materially Benefiting From Prostitution - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.286.2 (1)
Materially Benefiting From Prostitution - Referenced Links