Crimes of Dishonesty

S=Summary H=Hybrid I=Indictable

Offence description Criminal Code Section S/H/I Minimum penalty Discharge available Maximum Penalty (S) Maximum Penalty (I)
Theft, $5,000 or less 322, 334(b) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
2 yrs.
Theft over $5,000 322, 334(a) I   yes   10 yrs.
Possession of stolen property under $5,000 354, 355(b) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
2 yrs.
Possession of stolen property over $5,000 354, 355(a) I   yes   10 yrs.
Fraud, $5,000 or less 380(1)(b) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
2 yrs.
Fraud over $5,000 380(1)(a) I   yes   10 yrs.
Take motor vehicle without consent 335 S   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
 
Theft or forgery of credit card 342(a),(b) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
10 yrs.
Use or possess stolen or forged credit card 342(c) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
10 yrs.
Use revoked or cancelled credit card 342(d) H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000 fine
10 yrs.
Robbery (without firearm) 343, 344(b) I       life
Robbery (with firearm) 343, 344(a) I 4 yrs.     life
Extortion (without firearm) 346(1), (1.1)(b) I       life
Extortion (with firearm) 346(1), (1.1)(a) I 4 yrs.     life
Break and enter with intent, committing indictable offence (dwelling house) 348 I       life
Break and enter with intent, committing indictable offence (non-dwelling house) 348 H   yes 6 mos./
$5,000
10 yrs.

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