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Version of section 649 from 2003-01-01 to 2023-01-15:

Marginal note:Disclosure of jury proceedings

 Every member of a jury, and every person providing technical, personal, interpretative or other support services to a juror with a physical disability, who, except for the purposes of

  • (a) an investigation of an alleged offence under subsection 139(2) in relation to a juror, or

  • (b) giving evidence in criminal proceedings in relation to such an offence,

discloses any information relating to the proceedings of the jury when it was absent from the courtroom that was not subsequently disclosed in open court is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 649
  • 1998, c. 9, s. 7

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