Canadian Criminal Sentencing/Offences/Assault with a Weapon< Canadian Criminal Sentencing | Offences
|Assault with a Weapon|
|s. 267(a) of the Crim. Code|
|Election / Plea|
SC Judge + PI (I)
SC Jury + PI (I) (536(2))
|Maximum||18 months jail or $5,000 fine|
|Maximum||10 years jail|
|DO/LTO primary designated offence
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm
267. Every one who, in committing an assault,
- (a) carries, uses or threatens to use a weapon or an imitation thereof, or
is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or an offence punishable on summary conviction and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding eighteen months.
R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 267; 1994, c. 44, s. 17.
- For general principles and factors of assault-based offences, see Canadian Criminal Sentencing/Offences/Assaultive Offences