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Criminal Code

Version of section 493 from 2019-12-18 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Part,

accused

accused includes

  • (a) a person to whom a peace officer has issued an appearance notice under section 497, and

  • (b) a person arrested for a criminal offence; (prévenu)

appearance notice

appearance notice[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

judge

judge means

  • (a) in the Province of Ontario, a judge of the superior court of criminal jurisdiction of the Province,

  • (b) in the Province of Quebec, a judge of the superior court of criminal jurisdiction of the province or three judges of the Court of Quebec,

  • (c) [Repealed, 1992, c. 51, s. 37]

  • (d) in the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador, a judge of the superior court of criminal jurisdiction of the Province,

  • (e) in Yukon and the Northwest Territories, a judge of the Supreme Court, and

  • (f) in Nunavut, a judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice; (juge)

officer in charge

officer in charge[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

promise to appear

promise to appear[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

recognizance

recognizance[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

summons

summons[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

undertaking

undertaking[Repealed, 2019, c. 25, s. 209]

warrant

warrant, when used in relation to a warrant for the arrest of a person, means a warrant in Form 7 and, when used in relation to a warrant for the committal of a person, means a warrant in Form 8. (mandat)

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 493
  • R.S., 1985, c. 11 (1st Supp.), s. 2, c. 27 (2nd Supp.), s. 10, c. 40 (4th Supp.), s. 2
  • 1990, c. 16, s. 5, c. 17, s. 12
  • 1992, c. 51, s. 37
  • 1994, c. 44, s. 39
  • 1999, c. 3, s. 30
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 143
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 51
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 209
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