What is the definition of “obstructing”?

Northwest Territories, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Robert John McFadden, 2016 NWTTC 15 (CanLII):

Another frequently used definition is that from Hinchliffe v. Sheldon, [1955] 3 All E.R. 406 at 408: “Obstructing” means, for this purpose, making it more difficult for the police to carry out their duties.”

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