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Criminal Code

Version of section 672.8 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-01-01:

Marginal note:Appeal by Attorney General

  •  (1) The Attorney General may appeal against the dismissal of an application for a finding that the accused is a dangerous mentally disordered accused on any ground of law.

  • Marginal note:Disposition of appeal

    (2) On an appeal by the Attorney General under subsection (1), the court of appeal may

    • (a) allow the appeal, designate the accused as a dangerous mentally disordered accused, and increase the cap in respect of the offence to a maximum of life, or order a new hearing; or

    • (b) dismiss the appeal.

  • Marginal note:Part XXI applies to appeal

    (3) The provisions of Part XXI with respect to procedure on appeals apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to appeals under this section or section 672.79.

  • 1991, c. 43, s. 4

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