R. v. Beaulieu, (1980) 21 A.R. 120 (NWTSC)

JudgeTallis, J.
CourtSupreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
Case DateMarch 03, 1980
JurisdictionNorthwest Territories
Citations(1980), 21 A.R. 120 (NWTSC)

R. v. Beaulieu (1980), 21 A.R. 120 (NWTSC)

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R. v. Beaulieu

Indexed As: R. v. Beaulieu

Northwest Territories Supreme Court

Tallis, J.

March 3, 1980.

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Criminal Law - Topic 4431

Procedure - Verdicts and discharges - Conditional discharge in lieu of conviction - Criminal Code, s. 236(2) - Whether the accused was in need of curative treatment for alcoholism - The accused pleaded guilty to driving with an excessive blood alcohol content and was sentenced to imprisonment for eight months - On appeal, the Northwest Territories Supreme Court found that the accused was in need of treatment for alcoholism and applied s. 236(2) of the Criminal Code - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court granted the accused a conditional discharge in lieu of conviction with probation for two years with conditions - See paragraph 20.

Criminal Law - Topic 5830

Sentencing - Considerations on imposing sentence - General principles - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court referred to the general principles to be applied in sentencing - See paragraph 10.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Robinson, [1951] S.C.R. 522, refd to. [para. 12].

R. v. Ritcey, 32 C.C.C.(2d) 354, refd to. [para. 18].

R. v. Fallofield, [1973] 6 W.W.R. 472, refd to. [para. 18].

R. v. Nicholson, 2 M.V.R. 99, refd to. [para. 18].

R. v. Bruce, [1973] W.C.B. 403, refd to. [para. 18].

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 236(2) [para. 5]; sect. 662.1(4) [para. 18].

Interpretation Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. I-23, sect. 11 [para. 12].

Counsel:

D. Marriott, for the appellant;

G. Bickert, for the respondent Crown.

This appeal was heard by TALLIS, J., of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court, at Yellowknife, N.W.T., on December 20, 1979.

The judgment of TALLIS, J., was delivered at Yellowknife, N.W.T., on March 3, 1980.

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