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Version of section 505 from 2019-12-18 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Time within which information to be laid in certain cases

 If an appearance notice has been issued to an accused under section 497, or if an accused has been released from custody under section 498 or 503, an information relating to the offence alleged to have been committed by the accused or relating to an included or other offence alleged to have been committed by them shall be laid before a justice as soon as practicable after the issuance or release, and in any event before the time stated in the appearance notice or undertaking for their attendance in court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 505
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 218

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