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Criminal Code

Version of section 848 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Condition for remote appearance

 Despite anything in this Act, if an accused who is in prison does not have access to legal advice during the proceedings, the court shall, before permitting the accused to appear by a means of communication that allows the court and the accused to engage in simultaneous visual and oral communication, be satisfied that the accused will be able to understand the proceedings and that any decisions made by the accused during the proceedings will be voluntary.

  • 2002, c. 13, s. 84

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