The Public Prosecution Service of Canada Deskbook Cover. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Archived Content. Archived material is published for. Department of Justice Canada’s Internet site. TABLE OF CASES.

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Counsel shall determine the sufficiency of evidence and evaluate whether a prosecution is in the public prlsecution. Roles and responsibilities 2. Whereas the Director of Public Prosecutions DPP and the Commissioner of Competition Commissionerthe Parties to this Memorandum of Understanding the Partieshave separate deskboook within the criminal justice system of Canada, each Party recognizing the other’s independence in performing their respective functions and duties.

The above information should be provided to counsel in writing to prevent any misunderstanding.

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It is not intended to be legally binding or enforceable before the courts, nor is it designed to alter the pre-existing obligations, responsibilities, duties, or entitlements of either Party as may be defined by statute, regulation, or otherwise. Where more than one counsel is assigned to the file, a lead counsel will be designated. This consultation should be ongoing so that the Bureau fully appreciates how the negotiations have been conducted in order that it can make a more informed recommendation.

As Canada heads toward a new era of legal marijuana use, federal prosecutors are still trying to jail people who grow small amounts of cannabis in their home to sell to others, sending a tough-on-drugs message that some say is at odds with the new approach.


Effective date and termination Counsel may also suggest modifications for the sake of clarity or accuracy, and assist in processing such applications.

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A refusal by a prosecutor to adopt a procedure, where approval by the PPSC is required, will be explained to the Bureau. If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail.

Even so, the prosecution service sercice it is applying the same rules after the election as it did before. Criminal justice process for adults. Such notice shall be given by either the Commissioner of Competition or the Deputy Director. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter.

Federal prosecutors maintain hard line on pot as legalization looms

If the legal advice is to be provided in the form of a written legal opinion, counsel should consult with the officer before the opinion is finalized so as to ensure that all relevant facts have been set out and all relevant legal issues have been considered and answered. Where such advice differs from that set out in the practice and advisory notes, counsel will explain any discrepancy, if requested.

Toronto-area woman at centre of court fight over brain death has died, family says. Roles and responsibilities at the investigative stage Bureau: Morris would almost certainly not have done jail time.

Therefore the Parties agree as follows: Morris’s will be more of a regulatory offence than a crime — like fishing without a license.

Aitken May 13, Melanie L. Morris who sought help launching a constitutional challenge.

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Follow Sean Fine on Twitter seanfineglobe. Preserve evidence and all inculpatory and exculpatory information obtained, and maintain continuity and security of all evidence; Provide and identify to counsel all relevant information pursuant to disclosure obligations. More specifically, they will: Young and students participating in Osgoode Hall’s test-case program became involved in the case at the request of Raymond Morhan, a Barrie, Ont.


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Roles and responsibilities at the investigative stage 2. Read most recent letters to the editor. Canadian courts have struck down several mandatory minimums passed by the Conservative government. The PPSC ensures that a consistent national approach is taken to issues arising in prosecutions under the Acts. Such amendments may be effected by an exchange of letters serice the Commissioner of Competition and the Deputy Director.

Whereas it is understood that effective collaboration can be based only on a clear understanding of one another’s roles, mutual respect, and trust.

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