Police officers are responsible for enforcing laws and regulations. The tools they use to enforce them are:
If you want to avoid the long arm of the law, it's important to be aware of the legal consequences of your actions. And since an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, here are some samples of infractions that are punishable under the Criminal Code, along with a link to the Educaloi site.
Example: destroying or damaging property, making it dangerous or unusable, preventing the owner from using or accessing it.
Example: using violence or the threat of violence, following someone persistently, intimidating their friends or family members, watching their comings and goings at home, school, work, etc.
Example: taking property that belongs to someone else, whether that property is alive (animal) or inanimate (television, iPod).
Example: to take possession of property, a robber uses violence (injures, beats or strikes the person it belongs to) or uses or pretends to use a weapon.
Éducaloi - Why not visit the Educaloi web site to find out more about your rights and obligations? There are interactive pages to answer your questions.
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