section 496

SECTION WORDING

496 Where, by virtue of subsection 495(2), a peace officer does not arrest a person, he may issue an appearance notice to the person if the offence is (a) an indictable offence mentioned in section 553; (b) an offence for which the person may be prosecuted by indictment or for which he is punishable on summary conviction; or (c) an offence punishable on summary conviction.