The Public Prosecution Service of Canada Deskbook Cover. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Archived Content. Archived material is published for. Department of Justice Canada’s Internet site. TABLE OF CASES.
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Contact Alberta Crown Prosecution Service. Toronto-area woman at centre of court fight over brain death has died, family says. Confidentiality and security of information 6. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way. In an unusual twist, the prosecution in the Morris case declared an intention to seek the mandatory sentence, but dropped it after Dedkbook.
Plea and resolution discussions 2. The Immunity Program is one of the Bureau’s most effective tools for detecting and investigating criminal activities prohibited by the Competition Act.
Federal prosecutors maintain hard line on pot as legalization looms
They organize the information and evidence collected over the course of an investigation, in anticipation of litigation and with a view to the Crown’s disclosure obligation in accordance with the Briefing Note on Disclosure and with any other directive or guideline of the DPP.
Six months is dekbook length of the mandatory minimum sentence the Stephen Harper government created for growing six to plants for the purpose of selling marijuana.
Counsel will consult the Bureau servicw elicit its views as to the appropriateness of any proposed plea and sentence or other resolution, and will consider the Bureau’s comments. Sean Fine Justice Reporter. Therefore the Parties agree as follows: Counsel may also suggest modifications for the sake of clarity or accuracy, and assist in processing such applications.
If these officials are unable to resolve the dispute, it shall be referred to the Commissioner of Competition, and the Deputy Director for resolution. Roles and responsibilities at the prosecution stage Plea and resolution discussions Prosecutors: Morris launched a constitutional challenge and the government changed.
In Witness Thereofthis Memorandum was signed in duplicate, each copy being equally authentic. Nature of the MOU This consultation should be ongoing so that the Bureau fully appreciates how the negotiations have been conducted in order that it can make a lrosecution informed recommendation.
This deskkbook be done fairly, excluding any proseccution of winning or losing. In all prosecutions, the Bureau will be responsible for ensuring timely and complete disclosure in accordance with the Advisory Note on Disclosure. The shared information can be used only for the specific purpose for which it is provided, and will not be passed on to any third party without the written consent of the Party from whom it originated.
Roles and posecution at the investigative stage Prosecutors: Roles and responsibilities 2. Any request rederal an officer on any legal issue likely to impact an investigation or any subsequent prosecution. Table of Contents Part I: The challenge would have put the Trudeau government in the uncomfortable position of defending a Harper-era minimum sentence related to marijuana.
In the event of a request for disclosure of information under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Actthe Party receiving the request agrees to consult with the ot her Party.
If the legal advice is to be provided in the form of a written legal opinion, counsel should consult with the officer before the opinion is finalized so as to ensure that all relevant facts have been set out and all relevant legal issues have been considered and answered.
For the Competition Bureau: A Code of Conduct for Crown Prosecutors feeral a series of guidelines and practice memoranda has been created.
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Morhan said that while the mandatory sentence remains in force, it sets the bar higher for punishment of small growers. Such amendments may be effected by an exchange of letters between the Commissioner of Competition and the Deputy Director.
However, counsel must consult the Bureau prior to making a determination that has an impact on the costs of disclosure e. Roles and responsibilities at the prosecution stage 2. Criminal prosecutions Alberta Justice Website. Morris lost his job because of the criminal charge, and then lost his home. Young said he intends to argue that the court challenge should still be heard.
More specifically, they will: The lead officer and assigned counsel will be one another’s primary point of contact on the file and will keep one another updated as to developments. The briefing must provide a synopsis of the available evidence, both documentary and testimonial. The final determination regarding whether a privilege applies with respect to disclosure is the responsibility of counsel.
Canadian courts have struck down several mandatory minimums passed by the Conservative government. Commenters who repeatedly violate community guidelines may be suspended, causing them to temporarily lose their ability to engage with comments. Click here to subscribe. Once marijuana use is legalized and regulations are created for government-authorized growing and selling, behaviour such as Mr. The final responsibility for reviewing disclosure and determining the information to be disclosed lies with counsel.
Usually officers are present and provide assistance to prosecutors at plea and sentencing negotiations. Young and students participating in Osgoode Hall’s test-case program became involved in the case prosecutiln the request of Raymond Morhan, a Barrie, Ont.
The Bureau is responsible for making recommendations indicating what it believes to be an appropriate sentence, together with its rationale based on the Bureau’s Information Bulletin on Sentencing and Leniency in Cartel Matters.