Indecent Acts

An indecent act is an offence under Section 173 of the Canadian Criminal Code. An indecent act is inappropriate behaviour that is not necessarily sexual, but that exceeds the threshold of social tolerance. Persons are guilty of an indecent act if they wilfully commit an indecent act in a public place in the presence of one or several persons or if they commit such an act in any place with

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A client of Mr. Simard is acquitted on charges of indecent act

Mr.Simard, a lawyer and colleague of Mr. Cormier, was defending a client charged with indecent act. Indecent act is an offence covered by Section 173 of the Criminal Code of Canada and is liable of a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment. On the day set for the trial, the prosecutor undertook discussions with Mr. Simard, because certain factors in her evidence were not available. Mr. Simard shared with her

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Acquitted on charges of showing his genitals to a person under 16 years old

A  man was charged with showing his genitals to a person under 16 years old, which is contrary to Section 173 (2) of the Criminal Code. It is an offence included in the category of indecency. This client did not admit committing the actions and therefore hired lawyer Luc Simard to defend him on this sexual charge. Criminal lawyer Luc Simard gathered certain documents and other photographic evidence supporting his

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