British Columbia Annual Criminal Practice, 2018 Edition

ISBN/ISSN/No. de produit : 978-0-7798-7952-6
Type de produit : Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Coût de mise à jour prévu : Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Nombre de pages : 580 pages
Nombre de volumes : 1 volume bound
Reliure : softcover
Date de publication : 2017-12-29
Éditeur : Canada Law Book
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Description

For an easy-to-use and portable reference guide to British Columbia's criminal procedures, turn to British Columbia Annual Criminal Practice. This authoritative guide equips you for court with annotations and case law examples of the Acts and Rules, guiding you quickly and efficiently through the criminal process in British Columbia. Get complete access to the current text of the:

  • Criminal Rules of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (annotated General Criminal Rules) – including updated procedures for practise in the Supreme Court of B.C.
  • Supreme Court Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession
  • Provincial Court Criminal Caseflow Management Rules with Forms and Practice Directions– for use in all B.C. Provincial Courts
  • Criminal Appeal Rules with Forms and Practice Directives – to assist you in conducting criminal appeals
  • Offence Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 338, fully annotated.

New in this Edition

New Provincial Court Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession:

  • CRIM 10, “Introducing Evidence Containing High Potency Narcotics” effective May 16, 2017.
  • CRM 11, “Scheduling Conflicts Between Provincial Court and the Supreme Court” effective June 28, 2017.
  • NP10, “Recording of Proceedings before Judicial Case Managers” effective December 1, 2016.
  • GEN 03, “Affidavits – Identification of Counsel or Commissioner” effective June 7, 2017.
  • In addition to the new practice directions, NP 06, “Assignment Court Lists” has been amended.

 

New Supreme Court Practice Directions and Administrative Notices:

  • CPD-2, “Scheduling Conflicts between Provincial Court and the Supreme Court” effective June 5, 2017.
  • CPD-3, “Complex Criminal Cases” effective September 1, 2017.
  • AN-14, “Cover Page Requirements for Application Records, Petition Records Trial Briefs, Case Plan Proposals, Notices of JCCs and Written Submissions” effective June 12, 2017.

 

Case Law Highlights:

  • R. v. Cody (2017 SCC 31) – The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Jordan framework in assessing unreasonable delay.
  • R. v. Oland (2017 SCC 17) – The Supreme Court of Canada resolved the standard of review to be applied on review under s. 680(1) of the Criminal Code.
  • R. v. Dougan (2016 BCSC 1815) – A judicial stay of proceeding of a charge under the Offence Act is not a “conviction” or a “final order” for the purpose of an appeal.
  • R. v. Yeghiyan (2016 BCSC 1482) – Under the Offence Act, if a person pays a violation ticket, the person is deemed to have pleaded guilty to a contravention.

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À propos de l'auteur

Ravi Hira, Q.C., was Crown Counsel from 1982 to 1988. Since then, he has developed a practice consisting exclusively of counsel work, including complex commercial litigation, administrative law, commission work, prosecutions on behalf of the Attorney General of British Columbia, and criminal defence work. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy as well as an elected member of the Canadian Bar Association National and Provincial Council.
Micah Rankin is an assistant professor of law at Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law, where he teaches criminal law and procedure, the law of evidence, advocacy and advanced issues in constitutional law. Following the completion of his first law degree in 2006, Professor Rankin clerked to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. He thereafter practised litigation as an associate at Hunter Litigation Chambers in Vancouver, British Columbia, before going on to complete a Master of Laws degree at the University of Toronto in 2011. Professor Rankin has appeared as counsel at all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as several times at the Supreme Court of Canada.
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