Canadian Criminal Sentencing/Offences/Escape from Lawful Custody

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Legislation[edit | edit source]

145. (1) Every one who

(a) escapes from lawful custody, or
(b) is, before the expiration of a term of imprisonment to which he was sentenced, at large in or out of Canada without lawful excuse, the proof of which lies on him,

is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.


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