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REGULATED OCCUPATIONS - Arbitration - Occupations - Police officers - Duties - Offences - Contravention of statute or regulation

Monday, December 18, 2017 @ 12:36 PM  

Appeal by the New Brunswick Police Commission (Commission) from a judicial review judgment which quashed an arbitrator’s decision ordering the removal of the respondent, Constable Smiley, from his position as a City of Fredericton Police officer. Smiley was charged with assault under the Criminal Code. In connection with that charge, he executed an undertaking to abstain from possessing firearms and to surrender to the Fredericton Police Force any firearm in his possession. The assault charge was withdrawn by the Crown prior to trial, but Smiley was...