Court of Queen’s Bench for Alberta Summary Conviction Appeal Rules (SI/2012-39)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2012-07-01. Previous Versions

Effect of Rules

  •  (1) Non-compliance with these Rules does not render any proceedings void, but a judge may

    • (a) amend any document, give any directions or make any order necessary to validate the proceedings or documents,

    • (b) reject any documents or quash the proceedings as irregular or invalid, or

    • (c) otherwise deal with the documents or proceedings as appears to him or her to be just.

  • (2) Nothing in these Rules shall be construed as limiting the powers of the appeal court under the Criminal Code and, for greater certainty, but not so as to restrict the generality of the foregoing, the appeal court may exercise all of the powers set out in section 822 of the Criminal Code.

Repeal and Coming into Force



Coming into force

 These Rules come into force on July 1, 2012.

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