NDDB list of DNA designated offences - Section 487.04 of the Criminal Code of Canada

Revised: January 2020

Disclaimer

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, this list is for convenience only. Section 487.04 of the Criminal Code should be consulted in case of doubt.

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Primary - Compulsory - Form 5.03

Sec. 487.04(a)

  • 7(4.1) Offence in relation to sexual offences against children
  • 151 Sexual interference
  • 152 Invitation to sexual touching
  • 153 Sexual exploitation
  • 153.1 Sexual exploitation of person with disability
  • 155 Incest
  • 160(2) Compelling the commission of bestiality
  • 160(3) Bestiality in presence of or by a child
  • 163.1 Child pornography
  • 170 Parent or guardian procuring sexual activity
  • 171.1 Making sexually explicit material available to child
  • 172.1 Luring a child
  • 172.2 Agreement or arrangement - sexual offence against child
  • 173(2) Exposure
  • 235 Murder
  • 236 Manslaughter
  • 239 Attempt to commit murder
  • 244 Discharging firearm with intent
  • 244.1 Causing bodily harm with intent with an air gun or pistol
  • 244.2 Discharging firearm - recklessness
  • 245(a) Administering noxious thing with intent to endanger life or cause bodily harm
  • 246 Overcoming resistance to the commission of an offence
  • 267 Assault with a weapon or assault causing bodily harm
  • 268 Aggravated assault
  • 269 Unlawfully causing bodily harm
  • 270.01 Assaulting peace officer with weapon or causing bodily harm
  • 270.02 Aggravated assault of peace officer
  • 271 Sexual assault
  • 272 Sexual assault with a weapon, threats to a third party or causing bodily harm
  • 273 Aggravated sexual assault
  • 273.3(2) Removal of a child from Canada
  • 279 Kidnapping & forcible confinement
  • 279.011 Trafficking - person under 18 years
  • 279.02(2) Material benefit — trafficking of person under 18 years
  • 279.03(2) Withholding or destroying documents — trafficking of person under 18 years
  • 286.1(2) Obtaining sexual services for consideration from person under 18 years
  • 286.2(2) Material benefit from sexual services provided by person under 18 years
  • 286.3(2) Procuring — person under 18 years
  • 344 Robbery
  • 346 Extortion

Primary - Presumptive - Form 5.03

Sec. 487.04(a.1)

  • 75 Piratical acts
  • 76 Hijacking
  • 77 Endangering safety of aircraft or airport
  • 78.1 Seizing control of ship or fixed platform
  • 81(1) Using explosives
  • 82.3 Possession, etc., of nuclear material, radioactive material or device
  • 82.4 Use or alteration of nuclear material, radioactive material or device
  • 82.5 Commission of indictable offence to obtain nuclear material, etc.
  • 82.6 Threats of 82.3, 82.4, and 82.5
  • 83.18 Participation in activity of terrorist group
  • 83.181 Leaving Canada to participate in activity of terrorist group
  • 83.19 Facilitating terrorist activity
  • 83.191 Leaving Canada to facilitate terrorist activity
  • 83.2 Commission of offence for terrorist group
  • 83.201 Leaving Canada to commit offence for terrorist group
  • 83.202 Leaving Canada to commit offence that is terrorist activity
  • 83.21 Instructing to carry out activity for terrorist group
  • 83.22 Instructing to carry out terrorist activity
  • 83.221 Advocating or promoting commission of terrorism offences
  • 83.23 Harbouring or concealing
  • 233 Infanticide
  • 279.01 Trafficking in a person
  • 279.02(1) Material benefit — trafficking
  • 279.03(1) Withholding or destroying documents — trafficking
  • 279.1 Hostage taking
  • 286.2(1) Material benefit from sexual services
  • 286.3(1) Procuring
  • 348(1)(d) Breaking and entering a dwelling-house
  • 423.1 Intimidation of a justice system participant or journalist
  • 431 Attack on premises, residence or transport of internationally protected person
  • 431.1 Attack on premises, accommodation or transport of United Nations or associated personnel
  • 431.2(2) Explosive or other lethal device
  • 467.11 Participation in activities of criminal organization
  • 467.111 Recruitment of members — criminal organization
  • 467.12 Commission of offence for criminal organization
  • 467.13 Instructing commission of offence for criminal organization

Sec 487.04(c.1) - The Security of Information Act

  • 6 Approaching, entering, etc., a prohibited place
  • 20(1) Threats or violence
  • 21(1) Harbouring or concealing

Sec 487.04(d) - Attempt and conspiracy of primary offences

An attempt or conspiracy to commit an offence referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (c.03) constitutes a primary presumptive offence (including Primary Compulsory offences).

Primary - Historical - Form 5.03

Primary - Compulsory historical

Sec. 487.04(c.02) - Offences prior to December 6, 2014

  • 212(1)(i) Stupefying or overpowering for the purpose of sexual intercourse
  • 212(2) Living on the avails of prostitution of a person under the age of 18
  • 212(2.1) Aggravated offence in relation to living on the avails of prostitution of a person under the age of 18
  • 212(4) Obtaining prostitution of person under age of 18

Primary - Presumptive historical

Sec. 487.04(b) - Sexual offences prior to January 4, 1983

  • 144 Rape
  • 145 Attempt to commit rape
  • 146 Sexual intercourse with female under 14 & between 14&16
  • 148 Sexual intercourse with feeble-minded, etc.
  • 149 Indecent assault on female
  • 156 Indecent assault on male
  • 157 Acts of gross indecency
  • 246(1) Assault with intent (if intent is to commit an offence listed above)

Sec. 487.04(c) - Sexual offences prior to January 1, 1988

  • 146(1) Sexual intercourse with a female under age of 14
  • 146(2) Sexual intercourse with a female between ages of 14&16
  • 153 Sexual intercourse with step-daughter
  • 157 Gross indecency
  • 166 Parent or guardian procuring defilement
  • 167 Householder permitting defilement

Sec. 487.04(c.01) - Sexual offences 1970-1983

  • 246.1 Sexual assault
  • 246.2 Sexual assault with a weapon, threats to a third party or causing bodily harm
  • 246.3 Aggravated sexual assault

Sec. 487.04(c.03) - Offences prior to December 6, 2014

  • 212(1)(a) to (h) Procuring prostitution

Secondary - Generic/Hybrid - Form 5.04

Sec. 487.04(a)

(Criminal Code offences that are prosecuted by indictment for which the maximum punishment is imprisonment for five years or more.)

  • 47 High treason and treason
  • 49 Acts intended to alarm Her Majesty or break the public peace
  • 50 Assisting alien enemy to leave Canada or omitting to prevent treason
  • 51 Intimidating Parliament or legislature
  • 53 Inciting mutiny
  • 56.1footnote * Identity Documents
  • 57(1) Forge or use forged passport
  • 61 Punishment of seditious offences
  • 66(2)footnote * Unlawful assemblies while wearing a mask
  • 68 Proclamation offences
  • 74 Piracy
  • 78 Take weapon or explosive on board
  • 80 Breach duty of care re explosive substances
  • 82(2) Possession in association w criminal organization
  • 83.02 Providing or collection property for terrorist purposes
  • 83.03 Providing, making available, etc., property/services for terrorist
  • 83.04 Using or possessing property for terrorist purposes
  • 83.12footnote * Offences - freezing of property, disclosure, or audit
  • 83.231footnote * Hoax terrorist activity
  • 83.27 Punishment for terrorist activity
  • 85 Use of firearm or imitation in commission of offence
  • 86(a)(ii)footnote * Careless use, storage of firearm (2nd / subsequent offence)
  • 87footnote * Pointing a firearm
  • 88footnote * Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • 90footnote * Carry a concealed weapon
  • 91footnote * Unauthorized possession firearm, etc.
  • 92 Possession of firearm, etc. knowing unauthorized
  • 93footnote * Possession at unauthorized place
  • 94footnote * Unauthorized possession in motor vehicle
  • 95footnote * Possessing of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
  • 96footnote * Possession of weapon obtained by offence
  • 98(1) Break & Entering to steal firearm
  • 98.1 Robbery to steal firearm
  • 99 Weapons trafficking
  • 100 Possession for purpose of weapon trafficking
  • 101footnote * Transfer without authority
  • 102footnote * Making automatic firearm
  • 103 Importing/exporting knowing unauthorized
  • 104footnote * Unauthorized importing/exporting
  • 105footnote * Losing or finding weapons
  • 106footnote * Destroying weapons
  • 107footnote * False statements
  • 108footnote * Tampering with serial number
  • 117.01footnote * Possession of weapon contrary to order, etc
  • 119 Bribery of judicial officers
  • 120 Bribery of officers, etc
  • 121.1footnote * Selling, etc., of tobacco products and raw leaf tobacco
  • 130footnote * Personating peace officer
  • 132 Perjury
  • 136 Witness giving contradictory evidence
  • 137 Fabricating evidence
  • 140footnote * Public mischief
  • 160(1)footnote * Bestiality
  • 162footnote * Voyeurism
  • 162.1footnote * Publication, etc., of intimate image without consent
  • 171 Householder permitting sexual activity
  • 215footnote * Duty of persons to provide necessaries
  • 218footnote * Abandoning child
  • 220 Causing death by criminal negligence
  • 238 Killing unborn child in act of birth
  • 240 Accessory after fact to murder
  • 241 Counselling or aiding suicide
  • 241.3footnote * Failure to safeguards re medical dying
  • 247(4) (5) Traps related place & BH or Death
  • 241.4footnote * Forgery re medical dying
  • 248 Interfering with transportation facilities
  • 269.1 Torture
  • 270.1footnote * Disarming a peace officer
  • 282footnote * Abduction in contravention of custody order
  • 283footnote * Abduction
  • 286.4footnote * Advertising sexual services
  • 318 Advocating genocide
  • 320.13(1)footnote * Dangerous operation
  • 320.13(2)footnote * Dangerous operation - bodily harm (BH)
  • 320.13(3) Dangerous operation - death (D)
  • 320.14(1)footnote * Operates while impaired
  • 320.14(2)footnote * Operates while impaired - BH
  • 320.14(3) Operates while impaired - D
  • 320.15(1)footnote * Failure or refusal to comply with demand
  • 320.15(2)footnote * Failure or refusal to comply with demand - BH
  • 320.15(3) Failure or refusal to comply with demand - D
  • 320.16(2)footnote * Failure to stop after accident - BH
  • 320.16(3) Failure to stop after accident - D
  • 320.17footnote * Flight from peace officer
  • 320.18(1)footnote * Operation while prohibited
  • 320.19(1)footnote * Operates while impaired or Failure or refusal to comply with demand
  • 320.19(5)footnote * Dangerous operation and other offences
  • 320.2footnote * Dangerous operation and other offences - BH
  • 320.21 Dangerous operation and other offences - D
  • 333.1(1)footnote * Theft of motor vehicle
  • 336 Criminal breach of trust
  • 337 Public servant refusing to deliver property
  • 342footnote * Theft, forgery, etc or unauthorized use of credit card
  • 342.01footnote * Instruments for forgery or falsifying credit cards
  • 342.1footnote * Unauthorized use of computer
  • 345 Stopping mail with intent
  • 347footnote * Criminal interest rate
  • 351(1)footnote * Possess break-in instrument
  • 353.1footnote * Tampering with vehicle identification number
  • 355.5footnote * Trafficking or Possession in property obtained by crime (See Sec 355.2 and 355.4)
  • 356footnote * Theft from mail
  • 367footnote * Forgery
  • 368footnote * Uttering forged document
  • 368.1footnote * Forgery instruments
  • 369 Exchequer bill paper, seals, etc
  • 370 Counterfeit proclamation
  • 371 Telegram in false name
  • 374 Drawing document w/o authority
  • 375 Obtaining, etc based on forged documents
  • 376 Using counterfeit stamp, etc
  • 380(1)(a) Fraud over $5000
  • 380(2) Fraud affecting public market
  • 382.1(2)footnote * Stock tipping
  • 402.2footnote * Identity Theft
  • 403footnote * Personation with intent
  • 418 Selling defective stores to Her Majesty
  • 420footnote * Military stores
  • 422footnote * Criminal breach of contract
  • 425.1footnote * Threats and retaliation against employees
  • 430(2), (3)footnote *, (4.1)footnote *, (4.2)footnote *, (4.11)footnote *, (5)footnote *, (5.1)footnote * Mischief
  • 432(2)footnote * Unauthorized recording for the purpose of sale, etc
  • 433 Arson - disregard for human life
  • 434 Arson - property
  • 434.1 Arson - own property
  • 444footnote * Injuring or endangering cattle
  • 445footnote * Injuring or endangering other animals
  • 445.01footnote * Killing or injuring certain animals
  • 445.1footnote * Causing unnecessary suffering (Cruelty to Animals)
  • 447footnote * Keeping cockpit
  • 449 Counterfeit money, making
  • 450 Possession, etc of counterfeit money
  • 452 Uttering counterfeit money, etc
  • 455 Clipping & uttering clipped coin
  • 458 Making, having or dealing in instrument for counterfeiting
  • 459 Conveying instruments for coining out of Mint, etc
  • 462.31footnote * Laundering proceeds of crime
  • 462.33(11)footnote * Fail to comply with restraint order
  • 463 Accessory after the fact if by indictment and punishment of predicate is 10 years or more
  • 464 Counsel to commit if by indictment and punishment of predicate is 5 years or more
  • 490.8footnote * Failure to comply with restraint order

Secondary - Drugs - Form 5.04

Sec. 487.04(a.1) - Cannabis Act section

(only if prosecuted by indictment and maximum punishment is imprisonment for five years or more)

  • 9footnote * Distribution and possession for purpose of dist.
    9(5)(a)
  • 10footnote * Selling and possession for purpose of selling
    10(5)(a)
  • 11footnote * Importing and exporting and possession for purpose of exporting
    11(3)(a)
  • 12footnote * Production
    12(9)(a), (10)footnote *
  • 13footnote * Possession, etc., for use in production or distribution of illicit cannabis
    13(2)(a)
  • 14footnote * Use of young person
    14(2)(a)

Sec. 487.04(b) - Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

(only if prosecuted by indictment and maximum punishment is imprisonment for five years or more)

If the prerequisite is not checked on the DNA Order, the substance must be confirmed.

Secondary - Listed - Form 5.04

Sec. 487.04(c) - Mode of trial is not relevant

  • 145(1) to (11) Escape and being at large without excuse, failure to comply, etc.
  • 146 Permitting or assisting escape
  • 147 Rescue or permit escape
  • 148 Assist prisoner of war to escape
  • 173(1) Indecent acts
  • 264 Criminal harassment
  • 264.1 Uttering threats
  • 266 Assault
  • 270 Assaulting a peace officer
  • 286.1(1) Obtaining sexual services for consideration
  • 320.16(1) Failure to stop after accident
  • 348(1)(e) Breaking and entering a place other than dwelling-house
  • 349 Being unlawfully in a dwelling-house
  • 423 Intimidation

Secondary - Listed as of September 19th, 2019

  • 52(1) Sabotage
  • 57(3) Possession of a forged passport
  • 62 Offences in relation to military forces
  • 65(2) Riot - concealing identity
  • 70(3) Contravening order made by governor in council
  • 82(1) Explosives, possession without lawful excuse
  • 121(1) Frauds on the government
  • 121(2) Contractor subscribing to election fund
  • 122 Breach of trust by public officer
  • 123(1), (2) Municipal corruption / Influencing
  • 124 Selling or purchasing office
  • 125 Influencing or negotiating appointments or dealings in offices
  • 139(2) Obstructing justice
  • 142 Corruptly taking reward for recovery of goods
  • 144 Prison breach
  • 182 Dead body - neglect to perform duty, improper or indecent interference with
  • 184 Interception of private communication
  • 184.5 Interception of radio-based telephone communications
  • 221 Cause bodily harm by criminal negligence
  • 237 Infanticide
  • 242 Neglect to obtain assistance in child-birth
  • 247(1),(2),(3) Traps
  • 262 Impeding attempt to save life
  • 280 Abduction of person under 16
  • 281 Abduction of person under 14
  • 291 Bigamy
  • 292 Procuring feigned marriage
  • 293 Polygamy
  • 293.1 Forced marriage
  • 293.2 Marriage under age of 16 years
  • 300 Publishing defamatory libel known to be false
  • 302 Extortion by libel
  • 334(a) Theft over $5,000 or testamentary instrument
    (See Sec. 322-333 except 327)
  • 338 Fraudulently taking cattle or defacing brand
  • 339(1) Take possession of drift timber, etc.
  • 340 Destroying documents of title
  • 351(2) Disguise with intent
  • 355(a) Possession of property over $5,000 or testamentary instrument
  • 357 Bring into Canada property obtained by crime
  • 362(2)(a) False pretense, property over $5,000 or testamentary instrument
  • 362(3) Obtain credit, etc. by false pretense
  • 363 Obtain execution of valuable security by fraud
  • 377(1) Damaging documents
  • 378 Offences in relation to registers
  • 382 Manipulation of stock exchange
  • 382.1(1) Prohibited insider trading
  • 383 Gaming in stocks or merchandise
  • 384 Broker reducing stock by selling his own account
  • 386 Fraudulent registration of title
  • 394 Fraud in relation to minerals
  • 394.1 Possession of stolen minerals
  • 396 Offences in relation to mines
  • 397 Falsification of books and documents
  • 399 False return by public officer
  • 400 False prospectus
  • 405 Acknowledging instrument in false name
  • 424 Threat against an internationally protected person
  • 424.1 Threat against United Nations or associated personnel
  • 426 Secret commissions
  • 435 Arson for fraudulent purpose
  • 436 Arson by negligence
  • 436.1 Possession incendiary material
  • 438(1) Interfering with saving of a wrecked vessel
  • 439(2) Interfering with a marine signal
  • 441 Occupant injuring building
  • 443 Interfering with international boundary marks, etc.
  • 451 Having clippings, etc.
  • 460 Advertising and dealing in counterfeit money
  • 465(1)(b)(i) and (ii) Conspiracy to prosecute
  • 753.3 Breach of long-term supervision

Secondary - Form 5.04

Sec. 487.04(e) - Attempt & Conspiracy of Secondary offences

  • to commit a Hybrid or CDSA offence referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) must be prosecuted by indictment to qualify
  • to commit an offence referred to in paragraph (c) to (d.2).

Secondary - Historical Listed - Mode of trial is not relevant

Sec. 487.04(d) - Offences prior to July 1, 1990

  • 433 Arson, attempt & conspiracy included
  • 434 Setting fire to other substance, attempt & conspiracy incl.

Sec. 487.04(d.1) - Offence prior to December 18, 2018

  • 252 Failure to stop at scene of accident

Secondary - Historical Generic/Hybrid

Sec. 487.04(d.2) - Offences prior to December 18, 2018 - only if prosecuted by indictment

  • 249(2)footnote * Dangerous driving
  • 249(3) Dangerous driving causing bodily harm (CBH)
  • 249(4) Dangerous driving causing death (CD)
  • 249.1(2)footnote * Flight
  • 249.1(4) Flight CBH or CD
  • 249.2 CD by criminal negligence - street racing
  • 249.3 CBH by criminal negligence - street racing
  • 249.4(1)/(2)footnote * Dangerous operation of MV while street racing
  • 249.4(3) Dangerous operation CBH - street racing
  • 249.4(4) Dangerous operation CD - street racing
  • 254(5)footnote * Failure/refusal to provide sample
  • 253/254/255(1)footnote * Impaired driving
  • 253/255(2) Impaired driving CBH
  • 253/255(2.1) Blood concentration ≥ legal limit - CBH
  • 254/255(2.2) Refusing to provide sample CBH
  • 253/255(3) Impaired driving CD
  • 253/255(3.1) Blood concentration ≥ legal limit - CD
  • 254/255(3.2) Refusing to provide sample CD
  • 251 Unseaworthy vessel and unsafe aircraft (as per Interpretation Act)
  • 259(4)footnote * Operation while disqualified (as per Interpretation Act)

National Defence Act

Sec. 196.11(b) - Secondary

  • 77(a) Violence to person bringing materiel to forces
  • 79 Mutiny w violence
  • 84 Striking a superior officer
  • 87 (b) Violence while in custody
  • 95 Striking a subordinate
  • 107 (a) Endangering a person on aircraft
  • 127 Handling of dangerous substances

Sec. 196.11(c) - Attempt & Conspiracy of Secondary offences

An attempt to commit or a conspiracy to commit any offence referred to in paragraph (a) or (b).

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