Criminal Code

Version of section 622 from 2004-03-31 to 2014-09-15:

Marginal note:Procedure on default of appearance

 Where an organization does not appear in accordance with the notice referred to in section 621, the presiding judge may, on proof of service of the notice, order the clerk of the court to enter a plea of not guilty on behalf of the organization, and the plea has the same force and effect as if the organization had appeared by its counsel or agent and pleaded that plea.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 622;
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 72;
  • 2003, c. 21, s. 11.