R. v. Martin, (1981) 13 Sask.R. 384 (DC)
|Case Date:||June 03, 1981|
|Citations:||(1981), 13 Sask.R. 384 (DC)|
R. v. Martin (1981), 13 Sask.R. 384 (DC)
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R. v. Martin
Indexed As: R. v. Martin
Saskatchewan District Court
Judicial Centre of Saskatoon
June 3, 1981.
The accused was charged with possession of a credit card obtained by the commission of an offence. The trial court acquitted the accused. The Crown appealed to the Saskatchewan District Court.
The Saskatchewan District Court dismissed the appeal.
Criminal Law - Topic 1942
Offences against property - Credit cards - Obtaining a credit card by commission of an offence - The accused found a credit card on a street surface and without authority from the owner used the card - The Saskatchewan District Court affirmed that the accused was not guilty of possession of a card obtained by the commission of an offence.
Words and Phrases
Obtained - The Saskatchewan District Court discussed the meaning of the word "obtained" as found in s. 301.1(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
R. v. Maroney (1974), 27 C.R.(N.S.) 185, dist. [para. 3].
R. v. MacQuarrie,  3 C.C.C. 261, dist. [para. 9].
R. v. Cote (1975), 18 C.C.C.(2d) 321, dist. [para. 9].
R. v. Stephens,  O.W.N. 63, refd to. [para. 10].
R. v. Smalley,  Q.D.R. 508, refd to. [para. 10].
Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 301.1(1)(c).
B. Stricker, for the appellant;
S. Beckie, for the respondent.
This appeal was heard by GEREIN, J., of the Saskatchewan District Court.
The judgment of GEREIN, J., was delivered at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on June 3, 1981.
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