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Youth Criminal Justice Act

Version of section 142 from 2015-07-19 to 2020-03-05:


Marginal note:Part XXVII and summary conviction trial provisions of Criminal Code to apply

  •  (1) Subject to this section and except to the extent that they are inconsistent with this Act, the provisions of Part XXVII (summary conviction offences) of the Criminal Code, and any other provisions of that Act that apply in respect of summary conviction offences and relate to trial proceedings, apply to proceedings under this Act

    • (a) in respect of an order under section 83.3 (recognizance — terrorist activity), 810 (recognizance — fear of injury or damage), 810.01 (recognizance — fear of certain offences), 810.011 (recognizance — fear of terrorism offence), 810.02 (recognizance — fear of forced marriage or marriage under age of 16 years) or 810.2 (recognizance — fear of serious personal injury offence) of that Act or an offence under section 811 (breach of recognizance) of that Act;

    • (b) in respect of a summary conviction offence; and

    • (c) in respect of an indictable offence as if it were defined in the enactment creating it as a summary conviction offence.

  • Marginal note:Indictable offences

    (2) For greater certainty and despite subsection (1) or any other provision of this Act, an indictable offence committed by a young person is, for the purposes of this Act or any other Act of Parliament, an indictable offence.

  • Marginal note:Attendance of young person

    (3) Section 650 of the Criminal Code applies in respect of proceedings under this Act, whether the proceedings relate to an indictable offence or an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Limitation period

    (4) In proceedings under this Act, subsection 786(2) of the Criminal Code does not apply in respect of an indictable offence.

  • Marginal note:Costs

    (5) Section 809 of the Criminal Code does not apply in respect of proceedings under this Act.

  • 2002, c. 1, s. 142
  • 2015, c. 20, ss. 33, 36, c. 29, s. 15
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