R. v. Daniels, (1979) 23 A.R. 386 (NWTSC)

JudgeTallis, J.
CourtSupreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
Case DateDecember 17, 1979
JurisdictionNorthwest Territories
Citations(1979), 23 A.R. 386 (NWTSC)

R. v. Daniels (1979), 23 A.R. 386 (NWTSC)

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R. v. Daniels

(S.C. No. 2056C)

Indexed As: R. v. Daniels

Northwest Territories Supreme Court

Tallis, J.

December 17, 1979.

Summary:

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Criminal Law - Topic 5510

Evidence and witnesses - Testimony of accomplices - Warning to jury of danger of reliance on - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court stated that a court must charge itself with the danger of convicting on the uncorroborated evidence of an accomplice, but after due warning and consideration of the evidence the court may convict on such evidence - See paragraph 10.

Narcotic Control - Topic 709

Offences - Trafficking - "Held out" - Definition and elements - The accused was charged with trafficking in a substance represented or held out to be a narcotic contrary to s. 4(1) of the Narcotic Control Act - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court convicted the accused and held that there was no obligation on the Crown to prove that the nature of the substance held out was a narcotic - See paragraph 5.

Statutes Noticed:

Narcotic Control Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. N-1, sect. 4(1) [para. 1].

Counsel:

G. Bickert, for the Crown;

L. Tancock, for the accused.

This case was heard on December 17, 1979, at Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, by TALLIS, J., of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court.

On December 17, 1979, TALLIS, J., delivered the following oral judgment.

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