R. v. Makayak (L.), 2004 NUCJ 5

JudgeJohnson, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateMay 25, 2004
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations2004 NUCJ 5;[2004] Nunavut Cases 5 (CJ)

R. v. Makayak (L.), [2004] Nunavut Cases 5 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2004] Nunavut Cases TBEd. JL.107

Her Majesty the Queen v. Larry Makayak

(15-02-86-7; 2004 NUCJ 5)

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

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Johnson, J.

June 25, 2004.

Summary:

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Editor's Note: Certain names in the following case have been initialized or the case otherwise edited to prevent the disclosure of identities where required by law, publication ban, Maritime Law Book's editorial policy or otherwise.

Criminal Law - Topic 666

Sexual offences, public morals and disorderly conduct - Sexual offences - Rape or sexual assault - Consent and extorted consent - See paragraphs 1 to 74.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. D.W., [1991] 1 S.C.R. 742; 122 N.R. 277; 46 O.A.C. 352; 63 C.C.C.(3d) 397; 3 C.R.(4th) 302, refd to. [para. 35].

R. v. Ewanchuk (S.B.), [1999] 1 S.C.R. 330; 235 N.R. 323; 232 A.R. 1; 195 W.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. 43].

R. v. Cornejo (L.) (2003), 179 O.A.C. 182; 181 C.C.C.(3d) 206 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 43].

R. v. Audet (Y.), [1996] 2 S.C.R. 171; 197 N.R. 172; 175 N.B.R.(2d) 81; 446 A.P.R. 81; 106 C.C.C.(3d) 481, refd to. [para. 62].

R. v. Matheson (G.C.) (1999), 119 O.A.C. 1; 134 C.C.C.(3d) 289 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 64].

R. v. Clayton (R.C.), [2001] O.T.C. Uned. D42 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 68].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Paciocco, David M., and Stuesser, Lee, The Law of Evidence (3rd Ed. 2002), pp. 406 [para. 51, footnote 1]; 407 [para. 52].

Counsel:

Faiyaz Alibhai, for the plaintiff;

Euan Mackay, for the defence.

This case was heard on May 25, 2004, before Johnson, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who delivered the following judgment on June 25, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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