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Canada Pension Plan

Version of section 90 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-03-31:

Marginal note:Offence and punishment

  •  (1) Every person who

    • (a) knowingly makes a false or misleading statement in any application or declaration or makes any application or declaration that by reason of any non-disclosure of facts is false or misleading, or obtains any benefit payment by false pretences,

    • (b) being the payee thereof, negotiates or attempts to negotiate any cheque for a benefit to which he is not entitled, or

    • (c) knowingly fails to return any cheque or the amount of any benefit payment or any excess amount as required by section 66,

    is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Limitation period

    (2) Any proceedings under this Act in respect of an offence may be commenced at any time within, but not later than, five years after the Minister becomes aware of the subject-matter of the proceedings.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-8, s. 90
  • 1991, c. 44, s. 24
  • 1997, c. 40, s. 86

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