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Criminal Code

Version of section 648 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-01-01:

Marginal note:Restriction on publication

  •  (1) Where permission to separate is given to members of a jury under subsection 647(1), no information regarding any portion of the trial at which the jury is not present shall be published, after the permission is granted, in any newspaper or broadcast before the jury retires to consider its verdict.

  • Marginal note:Offence

    (2) Every one who fails to comply with subsection (1) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “newspaper”

    (3) In this section, newspaper has the same meaning as in section 297.

  • 1972, c. 13, s. 49

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