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Rules and Regulations of Canada

Criminal Code

Disorderly Conduct

Indecent Acts

173. (1) Is guilty of an offense punishable by summary conviction, every one who wilfully does an indecent act

  • a) in a public place in the presence of one or more persons, or
  • b) in any place, with intent thereby to insult or offend any person.

L.R. (1985), ch. C-46, art. 173; L.R. (1985), ch. 19 (3rd suppl.), art. 7, 210.2b

Bawdy Houses

Landlord, inmate, etc.

210.(2) Is guilty of an indictable offense, every one who

  • a) is an inmate of a common bawdy-house,
  • b) is found, without lawful excuse, in a common bawdy-house, or
  • c) as owner, landlord, lessor, tenant, occupier, agent or otherwise having charge or control of any place, knowingly permits the place or any part thereof to be let or used for the purposes of a common bawdy-house, R.S., ch. C-34, art. 194.

Quebec Rules and Regulations

Civil Code


In the current law, the word "Regie" means "Regie des alcools, des courses et des jeux" (1983, c. 39, a. 95).

24.1 To exercise its functions and powers to keep public order, the Regie takes into account the following elements: (1) any noise, assemblage or regrouping resulting or able to result in exploitation of an establishment, such as to disturb the peace of the area; (2) the measures taken by the requestor or permit holder and the efficacy of these in order to prevent in the establishment:

  • a) the possession, consumption, sale exchange or donation, in any form, of drug, narcotic or any other substance whatsoever that could be used as a drug or narcotic;
  • b) the possession of a firearm or any type of offensive weapon;
  • c) gestures or actions of a sexual nature such as to disturb the peace or attract attention relative to this;
  • d) acts of violence, including theft or misdeed, such as to disturb the peace for clients or neighboring citizens;
  • e) gaming, gambling, or bets such as to disturb the peace;
  • f) any infraction to the present law or to its regulations or the the Law on infractions related to alcoholic beverages (chapter 1-8.1);
  • f.1 any infractions on the lottery Law, publicity contests or amusement machine chapter L-6) and its rules;
  • g) any infraction to a law or regulation relative to security, hygiene or health in a public place or building;

(3) the place where the establishment is located, namely whether it is in a residential, commercial, industrial or tourist sector. 1991, c.31, a.1; 1993, c.39, a.78; 1997, c. 43, a. 875.

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