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Version of section 502 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-12-17:

Marginal note:Failure to appear

 Where an accused who is required by an appearance notice or promise to appear or by a recognizance entered into before an officer in charge or another peace officer to appear at a time and place stated therein for the purposes of the Identification of Criminals Act does not appear at that time and place, a justice may, where the appearance notice, promise to appear or recognizance has been confirmed by a justice under section 508, issue a warrant for the arrest of the accused for the offence with which the accused is charged.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 502
  • 1992, c. 47, s. 70
  • 1996, c. 7, s. 38
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 54

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