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Voyeurism (s. 162 (1)) Criminal Code of Canada: Offences, Defences, Punishments

Voyeurism Charge Section 162 of the Criminal Code outlines the criminal charges pertaining to voyeurism. This section specifically prohibits the non-consensual, surreptitious viewing, photographing, or filming of another individual who has a reasonable expectation of privacy. What is Voyeurism in the Criminal Code of Canada? Voyeurism is covered under s. 162(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada (the “Code”). It is a relatively new ...

How can I get my voyeurism charges dropped?

If you have been charged with voyeurism and this is your first offence, we may be able to resolve your matter through a diversion program that will lead to the charges against you being withdrawn. Specifically, if this is your first offence or if you do not have an extensive criminal record, we may be able to negotiate with the Crown Prosecutor and advocate ...

What are the best defences to voyeurism?

The best defence to a voyeurism charge will depend largely on the circumstances of the case. However, one common defence to this charge would be to argue that there was no reasonable expectation of privacy where the observation or recording took place. For example, an accused cannot be guilty of voyeurism if they take a recording of people without clothes on a nude beach. ...

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