Criminal Code

Version of section 567 from 2003-01-01 to 2004-05-31:

Marginal note:Mode of trial where two or more accused

 Notwithstanding any other provision of this Part, where two or more persons are charged with the same offence, unless all of them elect or re-elect or are deemed to have elected, as the case may be, the same mode of trial, the justice, provincial court judge or judge

  • (a) may decline to record any election, re-election or deemed election for trial by a provincial court judge or a judge without a jury; and

  • (b) if he declines to do so, shall hold a preliminary inquiry unless a preliminary inquiry has been held prior to the election, re-election or deemed election.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 567;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 111.
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