The Criminal Code, 1892, 55-56 Victoria, Chap. 29, Together with an ACT to Amend the Canada Temperance Amendment ACT, 1888, Being Chapter 26 of the Same Session

The Criminal Code, 1892, 55-56 Victoria, Chap. 29, Together with an ACT to Amend the Canada Temperance Amendment ACT, 1888, Being Chapter 26 of the Same Session

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...without entering into any fresh recognizances for that purpose. R.S.C., c. 174, s. 141. 631. The following special pleas and no others may be pleaded according to the provisions hereinafter contained, that is to say, a plea of uutrefois acquit, a plea_of autrefois convict, a plea of pardon, and such pleas in cases of defamatory libel as are hereinafter mentioned. 2. All other grounds of defence may be relied on under the plea of not guilty. Objections to an indictment. quash the indictment, before the defendant has. Ti1_ne plead to mdictinent. Special pleas. 3. The pleas of out-refois acquit, autrefois convict, and pardon may be pleaded together, and if pleaded shall be disposed of before the accused is called on to plead further; and if every such plea is disposed of against the accused he shall be allowed to plead not guilty. 4. In any plea of aulrefois acquit or autrejois convict it shall be suflicient for the accused to state that he has been lawfully acquitted or convicted, as the case may be, of the offence charged in the count or counts to which such plea is pleaded, indicating the time and place of such acquittal, or conviction. R.S.C., c. 174, s. 146. 5. On the trial of an issue on a plea of autrcfois acquit or uutrefois convict to any count or counts, if it appear that the matter on which the accused was given in charge on the former trial is the same in whole or in part as that on which it is proposed to give him in charge, and that he might on the former trial, if all proper amendments had been made which might then have been made, have been convicted of all the offences of which he may be convicted on the count or counts to which such plea is pleaded, the court shall give judgment that he be discharged from such count or...show more

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