Canadian Criminal Sentencing/Offences/Carrying a Concealed Weapon

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Carrying a Concealed Weapon
s. 90 of the Crim. Code
Election / Plea
Crown Election Hybrid
Jurisdiction Prov. Court
SC Judge + PI (I)
SC Jury + PI (I) (536(2))
Summary Dispositions
Avail. Disp. Discharge (730)

Suspended Sentence (731(1)(a))
Fine (734)
Fine + Probation (731(1)(b))
Jail (718.3, 787)
Jail + Probation (731(1)(b))
Jail + Fine (734)

Conditional Sentence (742.1)
Maximum 6 months jail or $5,000 fine
Indictable Dispositions
Avail. Disp. same as summary
Maximum 5 years
Offence Elements
Sentence Principles
Sentence Digests


(2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

(a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or
(b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.



Ancillary OrdersEdit

Recommended Probationary TermsEdit

  • Weapons Prohibition
  • Counselling/Treatment (if underlying treatable issue)
  • Contact Provision (if facts concern a potential victim)