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Version of section 816 from 2019-12-18 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Release order — appellant

  •  (1) A person who was the defendant in proceedings before a summary conviction court and who is an appellant under section 813 shall, if they are in custody, remain in custody unless the appeal court at which the appeal is to be heard makes a release order referred to in section 515, the form of which may be adapted to suit the circumstances, which must include the condition that the person surrender themselves into custody in accordance with the order.

  • Marginal note:Release of appellant

    (1.1) The person having the custody of the appellant shall, if the appellant complies with the order, immediately release the appellant.

  • Marginal note:Applicable provisions

    (2) Sections 495.1, 512.3 and 524 apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, in respect of any proceedings under this section.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 816
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 181(E)
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 323

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