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1

How many judges sit in the Supreme court of Canada?

9 judges

2

The panel of _____ judges will here ______ appeals in a year

9 judges
80 appeals

3

Where is absolute jurisdiction found?

Section 553 C.C

4

What is Summary conviction?

- Less serious crimes
- heard by a provincial court (Ontario)
examples
- cause of a disturbance
-Trespass by night
-food fraud
-Disturb religious worship

5

Is section 469 judge and jury?

YES

6

496 offences

Privacy
treason- Louis Reial
Murder

7

What is a preliminary hearing?

inquiry not a trial, to determine wheater or not the crow has sufficient evidence to processed to trial

8

Who can wave a preliminary hearing?

only the accused can wave a preliminary hearing

9

Who can lay an information?
what are the steps to lay an information?

Anyone can lay an information
steps
- before a jp
- in writing or under oath
- on reasonable grounds

10

Define reasonable grounds, and what you need to have reasonable grounds

a set of facts and circumstances that would lead a person of the ordinary to have a belief that goes beyond mere suspicion
you must have
- credible ye witness
-confession to anyone
-circumstantiate evidence

11

Define mere suspicion

A rumor or gossip

12

Define beyond a mere suspicion

a strong and honest belief more than a rumor

13

What are the two test?

test 1- the police officers person belief, must be prepared to justify his or her conclusion
test 2- is done by the judge