Marginal note:Mode of trial if two or more accused — Nunavut
567.1 (1) Despite any other provision of this Part, if two or more persons are charged with the same indictable offence, unless all of them elect or re-elect or are deemed to have elected, as the case may be, the same mode of trial, the justice of the peace or judge
(a) may decline to record any election, re-election or deemed election
(i) for trial by a judge without a jury and without having a preliminary inquiry, or
(ii) to have a preliminary inquiry and to be tried by a judge without a jury; and
(b) if the justice of the peace or judge declines to do so, shall hold a preliminary inquiry unless a preliminary inquiry has been held prior to the election, re-election or deemed election.
Marginal note:Application to Nunavut
(2) This section, and not section 567, applies in respect of criminal proceedings in Nunavut.
- 1999, c. 3, s. 48
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