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Criminal Code

Version of section 482.1 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Power to make rules respecting case management

  •  (1) A court referred to in subsection 482(1) or (2) may make rules for case management, including rules

    • (a) for the determination of any matter that would assist the court in effective and efficient case management;

    • (b) permitting personnel of the court to deal with administrative matters relating to proceedings out of court if the accused is represented by counsel; and

    • (c) establishing case management schedules.

  • Marginal note:Compliance with directions

    (2) The parties to a case shall comply with any direction made in accordance with a rule made under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Summons or warrant

    (3) If rules are made under subsection (1), a court, justice or judge may issue a summons or warrant to compel the presence of the accused at case management proceedings.

  • Marginal note:Provisions to apply

    (4) Section 512 and subsection 524(1) apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, to the issuance of a summons or a warrant under subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Approval of lieutenant governor in council

    (5) Rules made under this section by a court referred to in subsection 482(2) must be approved by the lieutenant governor in council of the relevant province in order to come into force.

  • Marginal note:Subsections 482(4) and (5) to apply

    (6) Subsections 482(4) and (5) apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, to rules made under subsection (1).

  • 2002, c. 13, s. 18
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