Intimidation of a justice-system participant

Intimidation of a justice-system participant

Intimidation of a justice system participant includes certain behaviour done with an intent to provoke a state of fear in order to impede the administration of justice. The type of behaviour that can make out this crime includes using violence or threats of violence against a person or their family, persistently following a person or being at their house or workplace, and hiding any property of a person.
This offence can be made out where the person being intimidated is a member of government, aprosecutor, a defence lawyer, a judge, a member of a jury, a police officer, a witness, a court employee,or any other justice system participant.