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Defences - Entrapment

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown from a stay of proceedings on the basis of entrapment. After receiving a tip from a confidential informant that the respondent, a licensed firearms dealer, was selling firearms to individuals who did not have the required licence, an undercover officer, posing as a hunter, went to the respondent’s hunting and fishing supplies store, posing as a hunter. Although informed by the officer that he did not have a licence, the respondent sold the officer a hunting rifle. The trial judge concluded that...