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SENTENCING - Particular sanctions - Fines - Forfeiture - Sentencing considerations - Procedure - Jurisdiction to impose sentence

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 9:05 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from the sentencing judge’s refusal to impose a fine in lieu of forfeiture on Rafilovich. Appeal by Rafilovich from an order for forfeiture of offence-related property. Rafilovich pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime. Items seized from Rafilovich included 560 grams of cocaine, $41,131 in Canadian dollars and $651 in American funds. Four years prior to his sentencing, Rafilovich obtained an order pursuant to s....