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Version of section 641 from 2011-08-15 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Calling persons who have stood by

  •  (1) If a full jury and any alternate jurors have not been sworn and no cards remain to be drawn, the persons who have been directed to stand by shall be called again in the order in which their cards were drawn and shall be sworn, unless excused by the judge or challenged by the accused or the prosecutor.

  • Marginal note:Other persons becoming available

    (2) If, before a person is sworn as a juror under subsection (1), other persons in the panel become available, the prosecutor may require the cards of those persons to be put into and drawn from the box in accordance with section 631, and those persons shall be challenged, directed to stand by, excused or sworn, as the case may be, before the persons who were originally directed to stand by are called again.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 641
  • 1992, c. 41, s. 3
  • 2001, c. 32, s. 41
  • 2002, c. 13, s. 55
  • 2011, c. 16, s. 10
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