S.M., Re, (1982) 40 N.B.R.(2d) 80 (PC)

JudgeRice, D.J.
CourtProvincial Court of New Brunswick (Canada)
Case DateFebruary 17, 1982
JurisdictionNew Brunswick
Citations(1982), 40 N.B.R.(2d) 80 (PC)

S.M., Re (1982), 40 N.B.R.(2d) 80 (PC);

    40 R.N.-B.(2e) 80; 105 A.P.R. 80

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Re S.M.

Indexed As: S.M., Re

Répertorié: S.M., Re

New Brunswick Provincial Court

Family Division

Rice, D.J.

February 17, 1982.



A juvenile killed both his parents. The Crown applied under s. 9(1) of the Juvenile Delinquents Act to transfer the juvenile to the adult court.

The New Brunswick Provincial Court, Family Division, dismissed the application.

Criminal Law - Topic 8789

Juveniles - Transfer out of juvenile court - Considerations - General - The New Brunswick Provincial Court, Family Division, listed the relevant considerations in determining whether a juvenile should be transferred to the adult court - See paragraphs 6 to 8.

Criminal Law - Topic 8790

Juveniles - Transfer out of juvenile court - Considerations - For good of child or community - A 15 1/2 year old boy killed both his parents - The New Brunswick Provincial Court, Family Division, after reviewing various factors, dismissed an application to transfer the boy from juvenile to adult court, because neither the good of the child nor the interest of the community demanded the transfer - See paragraphs 8 to 16.

Cases Noticed:

Re B. and M. (1975), 33 C.R.N.S. 362 (Ont. Prov. Ct.), consd. [para. 6].

R. v. Pagee (1962), 39 C.R. 329 (Man. Q.B.), consd. [para. 7].

R. v. H. (1979), 47 C.C.C.(2d) 351 (B.C.S.C.), consd. [para. 8].

R. v. Wowk (1981), 61 C.C.C.(2d) 394 (Man. Prov. Ct.), consd. [para. 11].

R. v. Mero (1976), 30 C.C.C.(2d) 497 (Ont. C.A.), consd. [para. 11].

R. v. Freeman and Pitt (1980), 28 N.B.R.(2d) 631; 63 A.P.R. 631 (N.B.Q.B.), consd. [para. 12].

C.B. v. The Queen, sub. nom. C.B. v. Kimelman, Radio Station CJOB, Radio Station CHMM and Attorney General of Manitoba (1981), 38 N.R. 451; 62 C.C.C.(2d) 107, consd. [para. 15].

Statutes Noticed:

Juvenile Delinquents Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. J-3, sect. 9(1) [paras. 4, 11].


[None disclosed.]

This application was heard before RICE, D.J., of the New Brunswick Provincial Court, Family Division. The decision of RICE, D.J., was delivered at St. Stephen, New Brunswick, on February 17, 1982.

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