R. v. Bear, (1979) 2 Sask.R. 191 (CA)

Judge:Culliton, C.J.S., Brownridge and Bayda, JJ.A.
Court:Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan
Case Date:May 25, 1979
Citations:(1979), 2 Sask.R. 191 (CA)

R. v. Bear (1979), 2 Sask.R. 191 (CA)

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R. v. Bear (No. 2)

(No. 7922)

Indexed As: R. v. Bear

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Culliton, C.J.S., Brownridge and Bayda, JJ.A.

May 25, 1979.


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Criminal Law - Topic 5606

Punishments - Sentence - Increased punishment for prior convictions - The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal held that a notice under s. 740(1) of the Criminal Code (that the Crown will seek a greater punishment because of a prior conviction) does not have to set out the nature and character of the greater punishment.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Johnston, [1977] 2 W.W.R. 613, refd to. [para. 12].

R. v. Pidlubny (1973), 20 C.R.N.S. 310, refd to. [para. 12].

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 740(1) [para. 10].


Kenneth W. MacKay, for the Crown;

No one for the respondent.

This appeal was heard by CULLITON, C.J.S., BROWNRIDGE and BAYDA, JJ.A., of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

The judgment of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal was delivered by CULLITON, C.J.S., at Regina, Saskatchewan, on May 25, 1979.

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