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Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, 2014-2015 Edition
Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, 2014-2015 Edition
ISBN: 978-0-88804-691-8
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual editions supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: 1640 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: hardcover
Publication Date: 2014-04-28
Publisher: Canada Law Book
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Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, 2014-2015 Edition is fully annotated by three of Canada's preeminent authorities on criminal law

With annotations by: Edward L. Greenspan, Q.C., The Honourable Mr. Justice Marc Rosenberg, and Marie Henein

Martin's Related Criminal Statutes, 2014-2015 Edition is fully annotated by three of Canada's preeminent authorities on criminal law. Available in print and online in Criminal Spectrum, it includes updated non-Criminal Code statutes and related case law. Thoroughly cross-referenced and updated annually, Martin's Related Criminal Statutes contains a winning combination of insight and information.

New in this Edition

Case Law Highlights
  • R. v. Nur, 2013 ONCA 677 – The three-year minimum sentence for an offence under s. 95 of the Criminal Code violates the guarantee against cruel and unusual punishment in s. 12 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is of no force and effect
  • R. v. MacDonald, 2014 SCC 3 - Accused's erroneous belief that his authorization allowed him to possess the firearm is a mistake of law and under s. 19 of the Criminal Code is no defence
  • R. v. Laferriere, 2013 QCCA 944; leave to appeal dismissed [2013] S.C.C.A. No.287 – Accused's rights not breached when breach of the long-term supervision order disclosed without following the administrative procedure set out in s.135. 1 of the
  • Corrections and Conditional Release Act
  • R. v. Titchener, 213 BCCA 64 – Given the applicable provincial legislation that is incorporated into criminal proceedings pursuant to s. 540 of the Criminal Code, it was not an error in law for the trial judge not to have a video recording made of the testimony that included sign language
  • R. v. Dayes, 2013 ONCA 614, 117 O.R. (3d) 324 – It was open to Crown counsel to cross-examine the witness under subsection 9(2) of the Canada Evidence Act as to why he had changed his account of the events and in particular whether he had done so to protect the accused
  • 861808 Ontario Inc. v. Canada (Revenue Agency) , 2013 ONCA 604 – The Federal Court's exclusive jurisdiction when exercising powers of tax collection includes interim orders such as an interim injunction
  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Hinse, 2013 QCCA 1513 – The Minister and the Governor in Council are immune from civil liability for exercise of the power in the Criminal Code subject to a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Legislative Highlights
The Fighting Foreign Corruption Act, S.C. 2013, c. 26 (Bill S-14) amends the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, S.C. 1998, c. 34, by increasing the maximum sentence for bribing a foreign public official from five to fourteen years, eliminating the facilitation payments exception to that offence, introducing a new offence relating to books and records, and by allowing Canada to exercise jurisdiction over any person or company that has Canadian nationality, regardless of where the alleged bribery has taken place.

Part 3 Division 5 of The Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act S.C. 2012, c. 19 (Bill C-38) amends the Fisheries Act to focus it on the protection of fish that support commercial, recreational or Aboriginal fisheries and to more effectively manage those activities that pose the greatest threats to such fisheries.

The following legislation has also been amended in this Edition:
  • Canada Evidence Act
  • Competition Act
  • Contraventions Act
  • Corrections and Conditional Release Act
  • Customs Act [selected sections]
  • Federal Courts Act [selected sections]
  • Firearms Act
  • Firearms Licences Regulations
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act
  • Security of Information Act
About the Author
Eddie Greenspan, is one of Canada's leading criminal defence lawyers and has been practising law since 1970. Mr. Greenspan is a senior partner in the Toronto law firm of Greenspan Partners. He has acted in some of Canada's highest profile cases. He is an acclaimed author and lecturer, and is Vice-President of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
The Honourable Justice Marc Rosenberg was called to the bar of Ontario in 1976 and practised criminal law almost exclusively until being appointed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 1995. He served as Director of the Criminal Lawyer's Association from 1987 to 1991 and was actively involved in the Association's educational programs for many years. He has written many articles and papers mostly related to criminal law, evidence and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Marie Henein, LL.B., LL.M., of Henein Hutchison, LLP, practises in the areas of criminal law and administrative law at both the trial and appellate levels. One of the leading criminal lawyers, she is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in criminal litigation and was the co-director of the Osgoode Hall Law School part time LL.M. program. Ms. Henein is the past President of the Advocates' Society and has lectured extensively in the area of criminal law.
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