Prohibited Weapons

Possession of a weapon may constitute a criminal offence in two different situations: because of the use made of the weapon or also because of the nature of the weapon. This means that certain devices that are not inherently criminal can become so under certain circumstances, whereas other devices are prohibited weapons at any time, no matter what use is made of them (Sections 91 and 92 Criminal Code of

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A client of Xavier Cormier is acquitted on charges of possession of a prohibited weapon

A client of Mr.Xavier Cormier was charge with possession of brass knuckles. Brass knuckles are a prohibited weapon, possession of which is forbidden under Section 91 of the Criminal Code of Canada. Mr. Cormier’s client lived in another province. He had been summoned to appear in Court in Montreal at a date that was soon, and it would have been very difficult for him to appear at the scheduled date.

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A client charged with careless storage of firearms and possession of a restricted weapon is acquitted

The Cormier Simard criminal law firm was representing a client charged with careless storage of firearms and possession of a restricted weapon (Sections 86 & 91 of the Canadian Criminal Code). While analyzing the police report, Mr. Cormier found weaknesses in the evidence, namely the client’s lack of control on the firearms. The case was called to trial twice. Mr. Cormier finally convinced the Prosecutor to withdraw all the charges,

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Firearms

The following are a few of the criminal offences related to firearm possession. There are numerous other criminal offences related to firearms and this text does not cover them all.StorageFirearm storage that does not comply with the Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Firearms by Individuals Regulations constitutes a criminal offence (Section 86 (2) Criminal Code). This offence is liable to a maximum sentence of two years imprisonment for a

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