Nadeau, Re, (1971) 4 N.B.R.(2d) 875 (SCC)

CourtSupreme Court of Canada
Case DateMay 07, 1971
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations(1971), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 875 (SCC)

Nadeau, Re (1971), 4 N.B.R.(2d) 875 (SCC);

    4 R.N.-B.(2e) 875

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Re Rodolphe Nadeau

Indexed As: Nadeau (Rodolphe), Re

Répertorié: Nadeau (Rodolphe), Re

Supreme Court of Canada

October 18, 1971.



Appeal from a judgment of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal dated May 7, 1971, 3 N.B.R.(2d) 591 (Supreme Court of Canada).

Criminal Law - Topic 3502

Preliminary inquiry - General principles - When order for preliminary inquiry may be made - Procedure - Charge of trafficking in LSD - Authority of judge to change a summary trial into a preliminary inquiry - Whether accused had "entered upon his defence" - Supreme Court of Canada affirmed that trial judge could order a preliminary inquiry where the accused had made a motion for dismissal but had not called any witnesses.


J.R.N. Gautreau, for motion;

J. Hodges, contra.

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