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Bill C-260

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1st Session, 36th Parliament,
46 Elizabeth II, 1997

The House of Commons of Canada

BILL C-260

An Act to amend the Young Offenders Act

R.S., c. Y-1; R.S., c. 27 (1st Supp.), c. 24 (2nd Supp.), c. 1 (3rd Supp.), c. 1 (4th Supp.); 1991, c. 43; 1992, cc. 1, 11, 47; 1993, cc. 28, 45; 1994, c. 26; 1995, cc. 19, 22, 27, 39; 1996, c. 19

      Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. Section 7.2 of the Young Offenders Act is replaced by the following:

Offence and punishment

7.2 Any person who wilfully fails to comply with section 7, or with an undertaking entered into pursuant to subsection 7.1(2), is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or an offence punishable on summary conviction.