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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Right of accused

 An accused is entitled, after he has been ordered to stand trial or at his trial,

  • (a) to inspect without charge the indictment, his own statement, the evidence and the exhibits, if any; and

  • (b) to receive, on payment of a reasonable fee determined in accordance with a tariff of fees fixed or approved by the Attorney General of the province, a copy

    • (i) of the evidence,

    • (ii) of his own statement, if any, and

    • (iii) of the indictment;

    but the trial shall not be postponed to enable the accused to secure copies unless the court is satisfied that the failure of the accused to secure them before the trial is not attributable to lack of diligence on the part of the accused.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 603
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 101(E)
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