Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jurisdictional error at the Preliminary Inquiry

Part XVIII of the Criminal Code of Canada defines the jurisdiction of a judge or justice at a preliminary inquiry. A preliminary judge who fails to meet the statutory obligations imposed by Part XVIII acts in excess of his or … Continue reading

Rule 39.03 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure: Summons to Witness: Motions/Applications

Rule 39.03 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure provides that a person may be examined as a witness before the hearing of a pending motion or application for the purpose of having a transcript of his or her evidence … Continue reading