Flashcards in 2 Deck (35):
the action of mediating between two disputing people or groups.
reasonable steps taken by a person in order to satisfy a legal requirement, especially in buying or selling something.
deals with procedures established by federal, state, and local administrative agencies, as opposed to laws created by the legislature (statutory laws) or by court decisions (case law).
Unlawful assembly is a legal term to describe a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace. THREE OR MORE Ppl
summary offence is a crime in some common law jurisdictions that can be proceeded against summarily, without the right to a jury trial and/or indictment (required for an indictable offence).
-serious crimes with sever punishments
-the criminal codes set the maximum penalty of each offence
-there is no statue of limitation
within the legal power or authority or a person or official or body etc
beyond the legal power or authority of a person or official or body etc; "an ultra vires contract"
Break and enter
the crime of entering a building by force so as to commit burglary; breaking and entering.
A criminal offence for which the prosecutor has the option of charging as an offence punishable by summary conviction or as an indictable offence.
"the guilty act" person who actually committed the wrongful deed
“The Guilty Mind” The person
knew what they were doing was wrong or intentional, negligent, reckless, or wilfully blind
shows that someone
desired or planned to carry
out a wrongful act. Knows
what the results will be and is
reckless regarding the
to commit a wrongful
act with no ulterior
committing on wrongful act to accomplish another
a person was aware of a
Is the reason for
committing a certain act.
Having a reason does not
Consciously taking an
helping the perpetrator commit a crime
Encouraging a person to commit a crime
Accessory after the fact
Person knowingly helps the perpetrator after the crime by hiding them, helping with their spoils or assisting them to evade police
an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.
-Falls under the federal
-The Criminal Code is written and amended by the federal government.
Quasi criminal law
-Provinces can also in act laws in areas of their powers. -lawsuit or equity proceeding that has some, but not all, of the qualities of a criminal prosecution. It may appear in either a Common law or a Civil law jurisdiction.
-Every one is criminally
-Doing anything, or omitting to do anything that is their duty
-Shows a wonton disregard for the lives or safety of other persons
closing ones eyes to the
consequence of ones
the state of being responsible for something, especially by law.
strict liability offence
Offence takes place but
person can argue they did
every thing they could to
absolute liability offence
There is no
defence, driving without a
licence and speeding
would be examples of
actually commits the crime.
persuading another to
commit a crime.
Agreement between two or more people to commit a crime
(must be serious intent)
act done with the
purpose of committing a
parties to an offence
Every one is a party to an offence who
(a) actually commits it;
(b) does or omits to do anything for the purpose of aiding any person to commit it; or
(c) abets any person in committing it.