R. v. Josephie and Nakoolak, (1985) 61 A.R. 184 (NWTCA)

JudgeLaycraft, Harradence and Kerans, JJ.A.
CourtCourt of Appeal (Northwest Territories)
Case DateJanuary 15, 1985
JurisdictionNorthwest Territories
Citations(1985), 61 A.R. 184 (NWTCA)

R. v. Josephie (1985), 61 A.R. 184 (NWTCA)

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R. v. Josephie

(No. 550 (N.W.T.))

R. v. Nakoolak

(No. 549 (N.W.T.))

Indexed As: R. v. Josephie and Nakoolak

Northwest Territories Court of Appeal

Laycraft, Harradence and Kerans, JJ.A.

January 15, 1985.

Summary:

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Criminal Law - Topic 5884

Sentence - Sexual intercourse with a female under 14 - 18 year old male - The Northwest Territories Court of Appeal stated that the standards of protection should be eased where the offender is a young person (see paragraph 5).

Criminal Law - Topic 5884

Sentence - Sexual intercourse with a female under 14 - 23 year old male - The Northwest Territories Court of Appeal imposed a sentence of imprisonment of six months.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Belanger (1979), 46 C.C.C.(2d) 266, folld. [para. 5].

R. v. Strickland (1981), 22 C.R.(3d) 287, ref'd to. [para. 5].

Counsel:

James Sutton, for the respondent;

Leslie Erickson, for the appellants.

These appeals were heard by Laycraft, Harradence and Kerans, JJ.A., of the Northwest Territories Court of Appeal on January 15, 1985, and the decision of the court was delivered from the bench by Kerans, J.A., on January 15, 1985.

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  • R. v. Sam (D.R.), [2012] A.R. Uned. 343 (PC)
    • Canada
    • Alberta Provincial Court of Alberta (Canada)
    • April 20, 2012
    ...provide some guidance in what circumstances the low end of the range may be and what type of cases may fit therein. In R.v.Josephie (1985) 61 AR 184 (NWTCA) the Court overturned a three month sentence of imprisonment imposed for sexual interference with a female under fourteen years essenti......
1 cases
  • R. v. Sam (D.R.), [2012] A.R. Uned. 343 (PC)
    • Canada
    • Provincial Court of Alberta (Canada)
    • April 20, 2012
    ...provide some guidance in what circumstances the low end of the range may be and what type of cases may fit therein. In R.v.Josephie (1985) 61 AR 184 (NWTCA) the Court overturned a three month sentence of imprisonment imposed for sexual interference with a female under fourteen years essenti......

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