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Criminal Law - Appeals - Grounds - Procedure

Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from the dismissal of its application for substituted service of its appeal from Marton’s acquittal on charges of dangerous driving and flight from police. Marton was convicted of stunt driving in relation to the same information. The Crown made numerous attempts to serve Marton personally with the notice of appeal, then, having concluded that he was evading service, applied for an order for substituted service. The summary conviction appeal court dismissed the application on the basis that it lacked jurisdiction to order...