Canadian laws on firearms and weapons strictly govern their possession, usage, sale, and purchase of the same. Many of the cases relating to firearms offenses receive significant sentencing of mandatory custody. Common guns and weapons charges as by the Criminal Code of Canada include:
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (s. 91)
- Assault with a Weapon (s. 267)
- Carless Storage Use or Storage of a Firearm or Ammunition (s. 86)
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (s. 88)
- Sexual Assault with a Weapon (272)
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized (s.92)
- Tampering with a Serial Number (s. 108)
Charges that carry serious sentences and penalties include unregistered possession, use, and trafficking. Depending on how the Crown chooses to proceed, sentencing can be a jail term of up to 10 years.
Consult with Grewal Law, dedicated Criminal Lawyer in Vaughan, on your firearm and weapons charge before you contemplate pleading guilty.