Abduction of a child by either of the parents

Sometimes a criminal lawyer defends a parent charged with abducting his or her own child.Section 282 of the Criminal Code of Canada provides that abduction of a child under fourteen by the father, the mother or the legal guardian of the child in contravention of a custody order constitutes a criminal offence liable to a maximum sentence of ten years imprisonment. The abduction is proven if the act was committed

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