Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2019-06-06 and last amended on 2018-12-18. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Commencement of proceedings

  •  (1) Proceedings under this Part shall be commenced by laying an information in Form 2.

  • Marginal note:One justice may act before the trial

    (2) Notwithstanding any other law that requires an information to be laid before or to be tried by two or more justices, one justice may

    • (a) receive the information;

    • (b) issue a summons or warrant with respect to the information; and

    • (c) do all other things preliminary to the trial.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 723
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