1 (1) In these rules,
criminal panel means any panel of three judges assigned to hear criminal appeals in the week in which a matter is referred to a criminal panel under these rules; (tribunal siégeant en matière pénale)
(2) The interpretation sections of the Code apply to these rules.
(3) In appeals under the Young Offenders Act (Canada) these rules apply with necessary modifications.
(4) These rules apply to appeals under sections 784 and 839 of the Code.
(5) Where matters are not provided for in these rules, the practice shall be determined by analogy to them.
(6) These rules may be cited as the Criminal Appeal Rules.
(7) The text of any document required by these rules, except the factum, may appear on one side or on both sides of the paper.
(2) These rules apply to all appeals, whether commenced before or after these rules come into force, except in respect of steps already taken under the preceding rules.
(3) Notwithstanding rule 49 and subrule (2), a judge may make an order that an appeal, or a step in the appeal, be conducted under these rules or the preceding rules or make any other order that is considered just in order to secure the fair and expeditious conduct of the appeal.
2 (1) These Rules shall apply to appeals under Part XXI and under sections 784, 830 and 839 of the Code, and to any other appeal filed in the Court in relation to any cause or matter processed in accordance with criminal procedures, so far as the Rules are not inconsistent with any provision of the Code or any other statute or any uniform rules of court made by the Governor in Council under subsection 482(5) of the Code.
(2) The provisions of these Rules relating to prisoner appeals shall, subject to Rule 2(1) and with the necessary modifications, apply to an appeal by any person who, although not convicted, is detained in custody and appeals under section 672.72 of the Code.
22 These Rules come into force on March 15, 1993.
1 These Rules may be cited as the Yukon Territory Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal Rules, 1993.