The Public Prosecution Service of Canada Deskbook Cover. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Archived Content. Archived material is published for. Department of Justice Canada’s Internet site. TABLE OF CASES.

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The prosecutor said in a legal filing he deserves six months in prison because he grew the plants in a room adjacent to one prosecytion by his teenage daughter. In one case, the prosecution service asked for jail time for a man who violated a condition of his probation by possessing marijuana.

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Roles and responsibilities at the investigative stage Bureau: Canadian courts have struck down several mandatory minimums passed by the Conservative government. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way.

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This consultation prosecutikn be ongoing so that the Bureau fully appreciates how the negotiations have been conducted in order that it can make a more informed recommendation. Whereas the Commissioner carries out her responsibilities with the support of the Competition Bureau Bureauwhich is composed of authorized representatives, including managers, competition law officers officersand support staff.


Court applications made by officers. The challenge would have put the Trudeau government in the uncomfortable position of defending a Harper-era minimum sentence related to marijuana. The Bureau is responsible for making recommendations indicating what it believes to be an appropriate sentence, together with its rationale based on the Bureau’s Information Bulletin on Sentencing and Leniency in Cartel Matters.

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Federal prosecutors are also taking a hard line on possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Roles and responsibilities at the investigative stage 2. Six months is the length of the mandatory minimum sentence the Stephen Harper government created for growing six to plants for the purpose of selling marijuana.

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Counsel will review information to obtain search warrants, production orders, sealing orders and wiretap authorizations, among other applications. More specifically, they will: Criminal justice process for adults. He accuses the prosecution service of trying to shield the mandatory minimum.

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