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Version of section 566.1 from 2019-09-19 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Indictment — Nunavut

  •  (1) The trial of an accused for an indictable offence, other than an indictable offence referred to in section 553 or an offence in respect of which the accused has elected or re-elected to be tried by a judge without a jury and in respect of which no party has requested a preliminary inquiry under subsection 536.1(3) or was not entitled to make such a request under that subsection, must be on an indictment in writing setting out the offence with which the accused is charged.

  • Marginal note:Preferring indictment — Nunavut

    (2) If an accused elects under section 536.1 or re-elects under section 561.1 to be tried by a judge without a jury and one of the parties requests a preliminary inquiry under subsection 536.1(3), an indictment in Form 4 may be preferred.

  • Marginal note:What counts may be included and who may prefer indictment — Nunavut

    (3) Section 574 and subsection 576(1) apply, with any modifications that the circumstances require, to the preferring of an indictment under subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Application to Nunavut

    (4) This section, and not section 566, applies in respect of criminal proceedings in Nunavut.

  • 1999, c. 3, s. 47
  • 2002, c. 13, s. 42
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 261
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