Marginal note:Filing of ticket
17. (1) A proceeding in respect of a contravention may be commenced by filing a ticket in the office of the contraventions court or, if the contravention is alleged to have been committed by a young person and the lieutenant governor in council of the province has not made an order under subsection (2), in the office of the youth court.
Marginal note:Jurisdiction of adult courts over young persons
(2) Notwithstanding the Youth Criminal Justice Act, a contraventions court or a justice of the peace has jurisdiction, to the exclusion of that of the youth justice court, in respect of any contravention alleged to have been committed by a young person in, or otherwise within the territorial jurisdiction of the courts of, a province the lieutenant governor in council of which has ordered that any such contravention be dealt with in ordinary court.
Marginal note:Application of Statutory Instruments Act
(3) Paragraph 3(2)(d) of the Statutory Instruments Act does not apply in respect of an order of the lieutenant governor in council of a province under subsection (2).
Marginal note:Canada Shipping Act offences
(4) Notwithstanding section 606 of the Canada Shipping Act, one justice of the peace has jurisdiction in respect of a contravention for which proceedings are commenced under this Act.
- 1992, c. 47, s. 17;
- 1996, c. 7, s. 7;
- 2002, c. 1, s. 169.
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