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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2024-01-14. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Challenging the jury panel

  •  (1) The accused or the prosecutor may challenge the jury panel only on the ground of partiality, fraud or wilful misconduct on the part of the sheriff or other officer by whom the panel was returned.

  • Marginal note:In writing

    (2) A challenge under subsection (1) shall be in writing and shall state that the person who returned the panel was partial or fraudulent or that he wilfully misconducted himself, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Form

    (3) A challenge under this section may be in Form 40.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 629
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 130

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