R. v. Awa (L.), 2005 NUCJ 27

JudgeJohnson, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateMay 25, 2005
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations2005 NUCJ 27;[2005] Nunavut Cases 27 (CJ)

R. v. Awa (L.), [2005] Nunavut Cases 27 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2005] Nunavut Cases TBEd. DE.042

Her Majesty the Queen (prosecutor) v. Laban Awa (accused)

(08-05-359; 2005 NUCJ 27)

Indexed As: R. v. Awa (L.)

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Johnson, J.

November 30, 2005.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Criminal Law - Topic 3309

Compelling appearance, detention and release - Interim release or detention of accused pending trial or appeal - Release - When available - See paragraphs 7 to 28.

Criminal Law - Topic 3314

Compelling appearance, detention and release - Interim release or detention of accused pending trial or appeal - Hearing - Decision and reasons - See paragraphs 13 to 16.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. K.N., [2005] Nunavut Cases 9 (C.J.), refd to. [para. 1].

R. v. Baker (1973), 13 C.C.C.(2d) 340 (B.C.S.C.), refd to. [para. 14].

R. v. Acosta (R.Z.), [2005] B.C.T.C. Uned. 307; 2005 BCSC 620, refd to. [para. 14].

R. v. Sheppard (C.), [2002] 1 S.C.R. 869; 284 N.R. 342; 211 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 50; 633 A.P.R. 50; 162 C.C.C.(3d) 298, refd to. [para. 14].

R. v. Braich (A.) et al., [2002] 1 S.C.R. 903; 285 N.R. 162; 164 B.C.A.C. 1; 268 W.A.C. 1; 162 C.C.C.(3d) 324, refd to. [para. 14].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Trotter, Gary T., The Law of Bail in Canada (2nd Ed. 1999), pp. 137, 138 [para. 17, footnote 1]; 139, 140 [para. 18]; 204, 206 [para. 20].

Counsel:

John Solski, for the prosecutor;

Andy Mahar, for the accused.

This application was heard on May 25, 2005, by Johnson, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who released the following judgment on November 30, 2005.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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