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APPEALS - Procedure

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 @ 8:42 AM  

Application by the provincial Crown to rehear an appeal involving Bennett and the federal Crown. Bennett was convicted and sentenced for drug offences and breaches of recognizance and probation. He drafted a notice of appeal without the aid of counsel. The notice was deficient, as it failed to mention the appeal of the sentences for the breach offences dealt with by the provincial Crown, listing only the federal drug offences. At the hearing, the federal Crown consented to amendments correcting the deficiencies. The judge considered it...