Criminal Code

Version of section 549 from 2003-01-01 to 2004-05-31:

Marginal note:Order to stand trial at any stage of inquiry with consent
  •  (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the justice may, at any stage of a preliminary inquiry, with the consent of the accused and the prosecutor, order the accused to stand trial in the court having criminal jurisdiction, without taking or recording any evidence or further evidence.

  • Marginal note:Procedure

    (2) Where an accused is ordered to stand trial under subsection (1), the justice shall endorse on the information a statement of the consent of the accused and the prosecutor, and the accused shall thereafter be dealt with in all respects as if ordered to stand trial under section 548.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 549;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 101.
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