R. v. S.P.I., 2005 NUCJ 3

JudgeJohnson, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateDecember 07, 2004
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations2005 NUCJ 3;[2005] Nunavut Cases 3 (CJ)

R. v. S.P.I., [2005] Nunavut Cases 3 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2005] Nunavut Cases TBEd. JA.005

Her Majesty the Queen (plaintiff) v. S.P.I. (defendant)

(06-04-006; 2005 NUCJ 3)

Indexed As: R. v. S.P.I.

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Johnson, J.

January 10, 2005.

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 137

General principles - Rights of accused - Right to cross-examine - See paragraphs 1 to 39.

Criminal Law - Topic 3581

Preliminary inquiry - Evidence - Cross-examination of Crown witnesses - See paragraphs 1 to 39.

Criminal Law - Topic 5420

Evidence and witnesses - Witnesses - Out of court statements (incl. videotaped statements) - See paragraphs 1 to 39.

Criminal Law - Topic 5464

Evidence and witnesses - Evidence of children - Out of court testimony (incl. videotaped statements) - See paragraphs 1 to 39.

Evidence - Topic 4406

Witnesses - Testimony - By telephone or videotape - See paragraphs 1 to 39.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Pinnock, [2004] O.J. No. 3692 (C.J.), refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. Khan [1990] 2 S.C.R. 531; 113 N.R. 53; 41 O.A.C. 353; 59 C.C.C.(3d) 92, refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. Smith (A.L.), [1992] 2 S.C.R. 915; 139 N.R. 323; 55 O.A.C. 321; 75 C.C.C.(3d) 257; 94 D.L.R.(4th) 590; 15 C.R.(4th) 133, refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. K.G.B., [1993] 1 S.C.R. 740; 148 N.R. 241; 61 O.A.C. 1; 79 C.C.C.(3d) 257; 19 C.R.(4th) 1, refd to. [para. 17].

R. v. Hajdu (1984), 14 C.C.C.(3d) 563 (Ont. H.C.), refd to. [para. 19].

R. v. Darby, [1994] B.C.J. No. 814 (Prov. Ct.), refd to. [para. 20].

R. v. Tapaquon, [1993] 4 S.C.R. 535; 159 N.R. 321; 116 Sask.R. 81; 59 W.A.C. 81; [1994] 1 W.W.R. 641, refd to. [para. 27].

R. v. Evic (S.Q.) et al., [2005] Nunavut Cases 2 (C.J.), refd to. [para. 35].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Canada, Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Evidence, 1st sess., 37th Parliament, Edited Hansard No. 054 (May 3, 2001), http://www.parl.gc.ca/37/1/parlbus/chambus/house/debates/054_2001-05-03/HAN054-E.htm, generally [para. 33, footnote 3].

Canada, Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Evidence, 1st sess., 37th Parliament, Issue No. 21 (December 6, 2001), http://www.parl.gc.ca/37/1/parlbus/commbus/senate/Com-e/lega-e/21ev-e.htm?Language=E&Parl=37&Ses=1&comm_id=11, generally [para. 29, footnote 2].

Canada, Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Evidence, 1st sess., 37th Parliament, Issue No. 22 (December 12, 2001), http://www.parl.gc.ca/37/1/parlbus/commbus/senate/Com-e/lega-e/22ev-e.htm?Language=E&Parl=37&Ses=1&comm_id=11, generally [para. 21, footnote 1].

Counsel:

Christine Gagnon and Rachel Furey, for the plaintiff;

Peter Fuglsang, for the defence.

This case was heard on December 7, 2004, before Johnson, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who delivered the following judgment on January 10, 2005.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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