Flashcards in chapter 3 Deck (13):
How many judges sit in the Supreme court of Canada?
The panel of _____ judges will here ______ appeals in a year
Where is absolute jurisdiction found?
Section 553 C.C
What is Summary conviction?
- Less serious crimes
- heard by a provincial court (Ontario)
- cause of a disturbance
-Trespass by night
-Disturb religious worship
Is section 469 judge and jury?
treason- Louis Reial
What is a preliminary hearing?
inquiry not a trial, to determine wheater or not the crow has sufficient evidence to processed to trial
Who can wave a preliminary hearing?
only the accused can wave a preliminary hearing
Who can lay an information?
what are the steps to lay an information?
Anyone can lay an information
- before a jp
- in writing or under oath
- on reasonable grounds
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
Define mere suspicion
A rumor or gossip
Define beyond a mere suspicion
a strong and honest belief more than a rumor