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Version of section 779 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-12-17:

Marginal note:General order for security by recognizance

  •  (1) A court that has authority to quash a conviction, order or other proceeding on certiorari may prescribe by general order that no motion to quash any such conviction, order or other proceeding removed to the court by certiorari shall be heard unless the defendant has entered into a recognizance with one or more sufficient sureties, before one or more justices of the territorial division in which the conviction or order was made or before a judge or other officer, or has made a deposit to be prescribed with a condition that the defendant will prosecute the writ of certiorari at his own expense, without wilful delay, and, if ordered, will pay to the person in whose favour the conviction, order or other proceeding is affirmed his full costs and charges to be taxed according to the practice of the court where the conviction, order or proceeding is affirmed.

  • Marginal note:Provisions of Part XXV

    (2) The provisions of Part XXV relating to forfeiture of recognizances apply to a recognizance entered into under this section.

  • R.S., c. C-34, s. 713
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