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 R. v. Bennett

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ID: 206

Title: R. v. Bennett

Cite: 64 C.C.C. (3d) 449

Court: ON CA

Date: 31/05/1991

Justices: Dubin C.J.O., Arbour and Osborne JJ.A.

Result: Appeal allowed; new trial ordered.

WhoWon: P

Issue: Unreasonable Delay


Charges: Assault Causing Bodily Harm


 

Facts

The date set for trial was some eight months after the respondent was charged with assault causing bodily harm. However, on the date set for trial, as was his right, the accused elected, through counsel, to be tried by a higher court. A preliminary inquiry was commenced on that date instead. Following committal for trial, a trial date was set for some five months hence. Edit


Reasons

eight months to find a trial date in Provincial Court was not unreasonable Edit


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