Criminal Proceedings Rules for the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) (SI/2012-7)

Regulations are current to 2016-08-15 and last amended on 2014-01-01. Previous Versions

Form 18-A2Report to Trial Judge for Multiple Accused Cases

SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (ONTARIO)

Pre-trial Judge:

Date:

Is a further pre-trial recommended? Yes □ No □

Should a Rule 29 Case Supervision judge be appointed? Yes □ No □

Should a S. 551.1 Case Management judge be appointed? Yes □ No □

Regina v.

(1) (2)

(3) (4)

(5) (6)

Summary of Charges:

Synopsis attached

Counsel:

Crown -

Defence -

(1) (2)

(3) (4)

(5) (6)

TRIAL READINESS ISSUES
JuryChallenge for CauseNon-jury
Time Estimates:ApplicationsTrial
FILINGS:
DatePer RulesIssueCrownDefence
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OTHER ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED BEFORE TRIAL:
DateIssueCrownDefence
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In providing times estimates, Pre-trial judges must include time for the trial judge to prepare rulings on applications.

  • 1 Chronology:

    • a) Date(s) of Offence(s):

    • b) Date of Arrest:

    • c) Date of Committal for Trial:

    • d) Date Indictment filed:

  • 2 Form of Judicial Interim Release

    • a) Is the accused detained in custody on this/these charges? Yes □ No □

    • b) Is the accused detained in custody on any other charges? Yes □ No □

  • 3 Preliminary Inquiry: □ Length: Waived □

    Discovery: □ Length:

    Transcript(s): Available: Date Ordered:

  • 4 Disclosure: Complete: Yes □ No □

  • 5 Mode of Trial: Current Election: Judge and jury □ Judge alone □

    • a) Will there be a re-election to be tried by: Judge and jury □ Judge alone □

    • b) Is there any prospect of a re-election? Yes □ No □

    • c) Will the Crown consent? Yes □ No □

    • d) Additional comments regarding re-elections:

    • e) Challenge for Cause: Yes □ No □

      • (i) Parks Yes □ No □

      • (ii) Publicity Yes □ No □

      • (iii) Other, please specify:

      • (iv) Will there be an application by the accused under s. 640 (2.1) ordering the exclusion of all sworn and unsworn jurors until the jury is selected, and that the same two triers be used for all challenges? Yes □ No □

      • (v) Will there be an application by the accused for any other form of exclusion order, or in relation to the triers, not relying on s. 640 (2.1)? Yes □ No □

      • (vi) Does the Crown consent to the application noted above? Crown: Yes □ No □

      • (vii) Will there be an application for the judge to direct that 13 or 14 jurors be sworn pursuant to s. 631(2.2)?

        Crown: Yes □ No □

        Defence: Yes □ No □

        Does the other party consent to the order? Yes □ No □

      • (viii) Will there be a request under s. 631(3.1) for the judge to order the names and numbers of jury panel members to be called out in court?

        Crown: Yes □ No □

        Defence: Yes □ No □

    • f) Does the accused have or seek an order under s. 530 that his/her trial be held in French or as a bilingual trial? Yes □ No □

    • g) Does the Crown oppose the order(s)? Yes □ No □

    • h) If opposed, how does the defence intend to establish the evidentiary basis for the application(s)?

    • i) Does the Crown oppose the proposed method of introducing the evidence? Yes □ No □

    • j) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

      Evidence Argument

    • k) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 6 Pre-trial Motions on the Indictment N/A □

    • a) Quash committal for trial Yes □ No □

    • b) Quash indictment Yes □ No □

    • c) Quash a count(s) in indictment:

      • (i) relying on s. 581(1) Yes □ No □

      • (ii) relying on s. 581(3) Yes □ No □

    • d) Sever count(s) in indictment Yes □ No □

    • e) Sever accused Yes □ No □

    • f) Particulars Yes □ No □

    • g) Change of venue Yes □ No □

    • h) Amendment(s) Yes □ No □

    • i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

Crown Pre-trial motions
  • 7 Statements of the Accused N/A □

    • a) Is the Crown seeking to obtain rulings as to the admissibility of Statements to Persons in authority? Yes □ No □

    • b) Brief summary of important contents of the statement(s):

    • c) Is the Crown seeking to introduce the statement? Yes □ No □

    • d) Is the Crown seeking only a ruling as to admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • e) Does the defence dispute admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • f) Brief summary of defence position:

    • g) Form of statement: Oral □ Written □ Audiotaped □ Videotaped □

    • h) If the statement is audio or video taped, is there a transcript? Yes □ No □

    • i) If no transcript is available, will the Crown provide one in advance of trial? Yes □ No □

    • j) Date to be made available:

    • k) Length of statement(s) (minutes/hours for audio/videos to be played, and/or transcript length, if applicable):

    • l) Voir dire required Yes □ No □

    • m) Voir dire issues:

      • recipient as a person in authority Yes □ No □
      • Voluntariness Yes □ No □
      • s. 10 (a) Yes □ No □
      • s. 10 (b) Yes □ No □
      • s. 7 Yes □ No □
    • n) Number of witnesses to be called on voir dire:

      Crown

      Defence

    • o) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • p) If there is more than one issue, do counsel agree that a blended voir dire is appropriate? Yes □ No □

      Comments:

    • q) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 8 Other Disreputable Conduct Evidence, including Similar Fact N/A □

    • a) Is the Crown seeking to introduce prior disreputable conduct evidence, relying on incidents not covered by the indictment? Yes □ No □

    • b) Nature of Evidence:

    • c) Does the Crown seek to have admissibility determined in pre-trial motion? Yes □ No □

    • d) If the Crown does not seek to obtain a ruling before trial starts, when does the Crown wish to have the voir dire?

    • e) Does the defence dispute admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • f) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

      • (i) Viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

      • (ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes □ No □

      • (iii) Witness statements Yes □ No □

      • (iv) Transcripts Yes □ No □

    • g) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes □ No □

    • h) Comments:

    • i) Is the Crown seeking to rely on disreputable conduct evidence, relying on the counts in the indictment? Yes □ No □

    • j) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • k) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 9 Hearsay Evidence N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon a common law exception to the hearsay rule? Yes □ No □

    • b) If yes, what is the nature of the evidence?

    • c) What is the common law exception upon which the Crown relies? (i.e. dying declaration, spontaneous exclamation, declarations in furtherance of common unlawful design):

    • d) Does the defence contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • e) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

      • (i) Viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

      • (ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes □ No □

      • (iii) Witness statements Yes □ No □

      • (iv) Transcripts Yes □ No □

    • f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes □ No □

    • g) Comments:

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

Principled Exception to the Hearsay Rule N/A □

  • a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon the principled exception to the hearsay rule? Yes □ No □

  • b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence?

  • c) Does the defence contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

  • d) Contested issues:

    • necessity Yes □ No □
    • reliability Yes □ No □
    • prejudicial effect/probative value Yes □ No □
  • e) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

    • (i) Viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

    • (ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes □ No □

    • (iii) Witness statements Yes □ No □

    • (iv) Transcripts Yes □ No □

  • f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes □ No □

  • g) Comments:

  • h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

    Evidence Argument

  • i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 10 After the Fact Conduct Evidence N/A □

    • a) Will the Crown be seeking to tender any evidence of after the fact conduct by the accused? Yes □ No □

    • b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence?

    • c) Does the defence contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • d) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

      • (i) Viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

      • (ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes □ No □

      • (iii) Witness statements Yes □ No □

      • (iv) Transcripts Yes □ No □

    • e) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes □ No □

    • f) Comments:

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

  • h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 11 Intercepted Private Communications N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown seek to introduce wiretap evidence? Yes □ No □

    • b) Brief overview of evidence:

    • c) Does the defence require a voir dire to determine admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • d) Brief overview of defence position:

    • e) Authorization: consent, s. 184.2 □ Authorization, s. 186 □ Other □

    • f) Issue to be litigated: facial validity □ Sub-facial validity □ Other □

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 12 Other legal issues requiring rulings anticipated by Crown: N/A □

    • a) 

    • b) 

    • c) 

    • d) Does defence contest admissibility?

      • a) Yes □ No □

      • b) Yes □ No □

      • c) Yes □ No □

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates:

      • a) Evidence Argument

      • b) Evidence Argument

      • c) Evidence Argument

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 13 Competency of Witnesses N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown/defence intend to call any witness who is under the age of 14? Yes □ No □

    • b) Does the Crown/defence intend to challenge the capacity of any witness on the basis of mental capacity? Yes □ No □

    • c) Name of witness, and basis of challenge:

    • d) Defence position:

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate:

      Evidence Argument

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 14 Manner in which evidence is to be introduced N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown or defence seek to have any witness evidence introduced?:

      • i) by video link, pursuant to s. 714.1 or 714.2? Yes □ No □

      • ii) by reading in evidence previously taken pursuant to s. 715? Yes □ No □

      • iii) by videotaped evidence, pursuant to s. 715.1? Yes □ No □

      • iv) by closed circuit link or behind a screen, pursuant to s. 486.2? Yes □ No □

      • v) other means? Details:

    • b) Does the opposing party consent to the admissibility of the evidence in the manner proposed? Yes □ No □

    • c) Will the Crown or any witness apply for an order pursuant to s.486, appointing counsel to cross-examine the witness, if the accused is not represented by counsel? Yes □ No □

    • d) Does the accused oppose the making of the order? Yes □ No □

    • e) If manner of introducing evidence on order is contested, pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

      Evidence Argument

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 15 Support Person N/A □

    • a) Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(1)? Yes □ No □

    • b) Details:

    • c) Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(2)? Yes □ No □

    • d) Details:

    • e) Does the defence oppose the order? Yes □ No □

    • f) If opposed, pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

      Evidence Argument

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 16 Publication Bans/Deferred Publication Orders N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown seek an order pursuant to s. 486.4 or 486.5, banning the publication of the complainant’s identity? Yes □ No □

    • b) Does the defence oppose the order? Yes □ No □

    • c) Does either party seek other publication bans or deferred publication orders?

      • Crown Yes □ No □
      • Defence Yes □ No □
    • d) If yes, provide details of order sought, media to be notified, timing of hearing, time estimate for hearing:

    • e) Does the other party oppose the application? Yes □ No □

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates, if application to be contested:

      Evidence Argument

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 17 Privilege Issues N/A □

    • a) Will the Crown be raising issues of privilege?Yes □ No □

    • b) Will the defence be raising issues of privilege?Yes □ No □

    • c) Nature of evidence and issue of privilege:

    • d) Basis upon which the party seeking admission rely.

    • e) How does the party claiming privilege seek to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

      • (i) Viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

      • (ii) Agreed Statements of Fact Yes □ No □

      • (iii) Witness statements Yes □ No □

      • (iv) Transcripts Yes □ No □

    • f) Does the other party consent to the manner in which the evidence will be introduced on the voir dire? Yes □ No □

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

Defence Pre-trial Applications
  • 18 Challenge to Legislation: N/A □

    • a) Specifics of challenge:

    • b) Does the Crown oppose the application? Yes □ No □

    • c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 19 Applications to Stay Proceedings based upon: N/A □

    • a) Abuse of Process □

    • b) Charter breach, s. 7 □

    • c) Charter breach, s. 11(b) □

    • d) Entrapment (after finding of guilt) □

    • e) Other □

    • f) Overview of Defence position:

    • g) Overview of Crown position:

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

      Evidence Argument

    • i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 20 Applications to Exclude Evidence other than a statement based upon s. 24(2) alleging breaches of: N/A □

    • a) s. 7 □

      s. 8 □: warrantless search □ search warrant □ order □ authorization □

      Issue: facial validity □ sub-facial validity □ execution □

      Other:

      s. 9 □

      Other:

    • b) Defence position(s) re. nature of breach and evidence sought to be excluded:

      • i) Appl. #1:

      • ii) Appl. #2:

      • iii) Appl. #3:

    • c) Crown’s position(s) re. nature of breach and evidence sought to be excluded:

      • i) Appl. #1:

      • ii) Appl. #2:

      • iii) Appl. #3:

    • d) Do all counsel agree the applications can be heard in a combined voir dire? Yes □ No □

      Comments:

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates:

      • Appl. #1: Evidence Argument
      • Appl. #2: Evidence Argument
      • Appl. #3: Evidence Argument
    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 21 Third Party Records Applications: N/A □

    • By Defence: Yes □ No □
    • By Crown: Yes □ No □
    • a) Relying upon: Mills, s. 278.2 Yes □ No □ O’Connor Yes □ No □

    • b) Nature of Records:

    • c) Position of other party:

    • d) Should the application be heard in advance of the trial date? Yes □ No □

      Comments:

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

      Evidence Argument

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 22 Evidence of the Complainant’s Prior Sexual Activity – s. 276 N/A □

    • a) Brief outline of evidence:

    • b) Does the Crown contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • c) How does defence propose to introduce evidence on voir dire?

      • (i) viva voce evidence Yes □ No □

      • (ii) agreed statements of facts Yes □ No □

      • (iii) witness statement Yes □ No □

      • (iv) other

    • d) Does the Crown consent to the manner in which evidence is proposed to be called? Yes □ No □

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 23 Evidence of Other Suspects N/A □

    • a) Nature of Evidence:

    • b) Does the Crown contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 24 Character of Victim N/A □

    • a) Nature of Evidence:

    • b) Does the Crown contest admissibility? Yes □ No □

    • c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 25 Other legal issues defence counsel anticipate will arise: N/A □

    • a) 

    • b) 

    • c) 

    • d) Does Crown contest admissibility?

      • i) 
        Yes □ No □
      • ii) 
        Yes □ No □
      • Yes □ No □
    • e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates:

      • i) 
        Evidence Argument
      • ii) 
        Evidence Argument
      • Evidence Argument
    • f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 26 Expert Witnesses N/A □

  • 26.1 Crown Witnesses

    • a) Does the Crown intend to call expert witnesses? Yes □ No □

    • b) Field(s) of expertise:

    • c) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced:

    • d) Does the defence contest the admissibility of the expert evidence? Yes □ No □

    • e) Basis upon which admissibility of evidence contested:

      •  legal relevance

      •  logical relevance

      •  necessity in assisting trier of fact

      •  absence of an exclusionary rule

      •  expert’s qualifications

    • f) Comments:

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 26.2 Defence Witnesses N/A □

    • a) Does the defence intend to call expert witnesses? Yes □ No □

    • b) Field of expertise:

    • c) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced?

    • d) Does the Crown contest the admissibility of the expert evidence? Yes □ No □

    • e) Basis upon which admissibility of evidence contested:

      •  legal relevance

      •  logical relevance

      •  necessity in assisting trier of fact

      •  absence of an exclusionary rule

      •  expert’s qualifications

    • f) Comments:

    • g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

  • 27 Position of Accused in Court

    • a) Will there be an application to have the accused sit at counsel table? Yes □ No □

    • b) Does the Crown consent? Yes □ No □

    • c) If opposed, pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

      Evidence Argument

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidence to be called:

  • 28 Absence of Accused from Court N/A □

    • a) Will there be an application for the accused to be absent from the trial, pursuant to s. 650(2)? Yes □ No □

    • b) If yes, what is the basis for the application?

    • c) Does the Crown consent? Yes □ No □

    • d) Comments:

  • 29 Position of the Parties

    • a) Have the positions of counsel changed from those expressed on their pre-trial forms? Yes □ No □

    • b) If so, provide details:

    • c) Pre-trial judge’s comments:

  • 30 Fitness to Stand Trial N/A □

    • a) Will the Crown raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial? Yes □ No □

    • b) Will the defence raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial? Yes □ No □

    • c) If raised, will the application be opposed? Yes □ No □

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

      Evidence Argument

    • e) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

  • 31 Interpreters N/A □

    • a) Does the accused require an interpreter? Yes □ No □

    • b) If yes, for which language(s)?

    • c) Do any Crown witnesses require an interpreter? Yes □ No □

    • d) Do any defence witnesses require an interpreter? Yes □ No □

    • e) If yes, for which language(s)?

    • f) Should two interpreters be required? Yes □ No □

    • g) Comments:

  • 32 Additional Courtroom Equipment required N/A □

    • a) Elmo projector Yes □ No □

    • b) Television and VCR Yes □ No □

    • c) Television and CD player Yes □ No □

    • d) Television and DVD player Yes □ No □

    • e) Hearing devices Yes □ No □

    • f) Teleconference facilities Yes □ No □

    • g) Other

  • 33 Courtroom Security Issues N/A □

    • a) Does any party believe that increased courtroom security issues are raised in this case? Yes □ No □

    • b) Details:

    • c) Comments:

  • 34 Other Potential Legal Issues N/A □

  • 35 Is it reasonably anticipated that any of the following defences/triable issues will be raised?

    •  Accident

    •  Alibis

    •  Automatism

    •  Causation

    •  Compulsion

    •  Consent

    •  Defence of property

    •  Did the alleged event occur?

    •  Diminished capacity

    •  Duress

    •  Entrapment

    •  “Evidence to the contrary”

    •  Honest, but mistaken belief in consent

    •  Identity

    •  Intoxication

    •  Knowledge

    •  Necessity

    •  Not criminally responsible

    •  Possession

      •  Was the possession for the purpose of trafficking?

    •  Provocation

    •  Self-defence

  • (a) Pre-trial judge’s summary of key issues on applications and at trial:

  • 36 Non-contentious Issues –

    • Jurisdiction Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Identity of the accused Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Continuity of exhibits Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Medical Evidence Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Documentary Evidence Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Ownership Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Value of Property Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Accused as Driver Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Death/injuries caused by accused Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Expert’s report Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Age of Complainant Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Nature of drug Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Amount of drug is “for the purpose of trafficking” Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Value of drug Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Service of notice Admitted □ Not contested □
    • Photographs Admitted □ Not contested □
  • 37 Other factual, evidentiary or legal admissions agreed upon by defence: N/A □

  • 38 Affidavit Evidence N/A □

    • a) Does the Crown intend to file affidavit evidence? Yes □ No □

    • b) If so, please specify:

    • c) Will the defence seek leave to have the witness testify? Yes □ No □

    • d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements, evidentiary basis and time estimates:

  • 39 Positions of Parties

  • 40. a) Will there be an application for the appointment of a Case Management Judge pursuant to s. 551.1?

    By the Crown: Yes □ No □

    By the Defence Yes □ No □

    Does the other party consent? Yes □ No □

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    • b) Will there be an application for an order for a joint hearing of issues in common from separate prosecutions, pursuant to s. 551.7?

      By the Crown: Yes □ No □

      By the Defence Yes □ No □

  • 41 Pre-trial judge’s time estimates

    • d) Estimated time for applications:

    • e) Estimated time for trial:

    • f) Comments:

  • 42 Additional Comments by pre-trial judge (including order and timing of pre-trial applications):

  • 43 Items to be addressed at next pre-trial, or by Case Management judge:

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  • Accused:

  • Pre-trial judge’s notes re. Resolution discussions:

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TRIAL : R. v.

  • 1 Counsel : Crown Defence

  • 2 Judges who are unable to preside because of prior involvement in case, or conflict:

  • 3 Jury Trial Yes □ No □

  • 4 Challenge for Cause Yes □ No □

  • 5 Is a French-speaking judge required? Yes □ No □

    Is a French-speaking jury panel required? Yes □ No □

  • 6 Trial Date:

    Should the motions dates be scheduled in advance of Jury selection: Yes □ No □

    If yes, suggested dates:

  • 7 Is the accused in custody: Yes □ No □

  • 8 Will there be an application to have the accused at the counsel table? Yes □ No □

  • 9 Special Needs:

    • a) Interpreters: Language(s)

      Number of interpreters:

      Is the interpreter required for:

      • i) The accused Yes □ No □

      • ii) Witnesses Yes □ No □

      Directions re accused/witnesses meeting before trial:

    • b) Length of trial:

    • c) Child friendly courtroom: Yes □ No □

    • d) Special equipment required:

      • i) Elmo projector Yes □ No □

      • ii) Television and VCR equipment Yes □ No □

      • iii) Television and CD player Yes □ No □

      • iv) Television and DVD player Yes □ No □

      • v) Teleconference facilities Yes □ No □

      • vi) Hearing devices Yes □ No □

      • vii) Other

  • 10 Are religious books, other than the Bible, required for swearing witnesses: Yes □ No □

    If yes, please specify:

  • 11 Is a larger than normal jury panel required: Yes □ No □

    If yes, please specify number:

 
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