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Laws related to procedure in the criminal court system. Not substantive criminal law related to criminal offences or evidence law related to evidence rules at trial. Criminal procedure law governs such things as warrants, arrest, bail hearings, notices to parents for juveniles, preliminary inquiries, informations and indictments, Crown and defence elections, mode of trial, jury selection, jury trial procedure, procedure at trial, and sentencing procedure.
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The Criminal Code of Canada governs criminal procedure, as well as substantive criminal law.
The Criminal Code of Canada and the Youth Criminal Justice Act govern criminal procedure in Youth Justice Court for young persons ages 12 to 17.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has a profound effect on criminal procedure in Canada.
Judge made law, as well as the Rules of Practice in force for criminal procedure, vary from province to province.
See also: criminal procedure
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