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Criminal Code

Version of section 715.24 from 2019-09-19 to 2023-01-13:

Marginal note:Accused in prison

 Despite anything in this Act, if an accused who is in prison does not have access to legal advice during the proceedings, the court shall, before permitting the accused to appear by videoconference, be satisfied that the accused will be able to understand the proceedings and that any decisions made by the accused during the proceedings will be voluntary.

  • 2019, c. 25, s. 292

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