Criminal Code

Version of section 812 from 2003-04-01 to 2015-02-25:


Definition of appeal court

  •  (1) For the purposes of sections 813 to 828, appeal court means

    • (a) in the Province of Ontario, the Superior Court of Justice sitting in the region, district or county or group of counties where the adjudication was made;

    • (b) in the Province of Quebec, the Superior Court;

    • (c) in the Provinces of Nova Scotia and British Columbia, the Supreme Court;

    • (d) in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench;

    • (e) [Repealed, 1992, c. 51, s. 43]

    • (f) in the Province of Prince Edward Island, the Trial Division of the Supreme Court;

    • (g) in the Province of Newfoundland, the Trial Division of the Supreme Court;

    • (h) in Yukon and the Northwest Territories, a judge of the Supreme Court; and

    • (i) in Nunavut, a judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice.

  • Marginal note:When appeal court is Court of Appeal of Nunavut

    (2) A judge of the Court of Appeal of Nunavut is the appeal court for the purposes of sections 813 to 828 if the appeal is from a conviction, order, sentence or verdict of a summary conviction court consisting of a judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 812;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 11 (1st Supp.), s. 2, c. 27 (2nd Supp.), s. 10;
  • 1990, c. 16, s. 7, c. 17, s. 15;
  • 1992, c. 51, s. 43;
  • 1998, c. 30, s. 14;
  • 1999, c. 3, s. 55;
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 149.
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