SUMMARY CONVICTION COURT MAY DELIVER DOCUMENTS, ETC.
23. A summary conviction court may at any time after a trial, upon having filed with it the written consent, whether absolute or upon terms, of the prosecutor and the defendant or their solicitors, deliver any documents, exhibits or other things produced at the trial to the person who produced them.
ORDER AS TO CUSTODY OR CONDITIONAL RELEASE OF EXHIBITS, ETC.
24. A summary conviction court may at any time after a trial, and upon such terms as it may impose, make an order as to the custody or conditional release of any documents, exhibits or other things as special circumstances or the special nature of the documents, exhibits or other things may make desirable and proper.
NON-COMPLIANCE WITH RULES AND ORDERS TO VALIDATE PROCEEDINGS, ETC.
25. Non-compliance with these rules shall not render any proceedings void but the appeal court may direct that any document shall be amended or may, if it deems fit, give directions and make any order necessary to validate the proceeding, or it may set them aside as irregular or otherwise deal with them in such manner as it deems just.
MATTERS NOT DEALT WITH BY THESE RULES
26. In matters not specifically provided for by these rules, the practice and procedure of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland relating to civil proceedings, as far as they can be made applicable, with appropriate changes, apply mutatis mutandis.
COPIES OF RULES FOR CONVICTED PERSONS
27. The Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Penitentiary and the person in charge of every jail or other place of detention in the Province shall furnish a copy of these rules to any convicted person in his custody who asks for them.
28. These rules shall come into force on the 2nd day of September, 1986.
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