August 17th, 2018
Limiting Pre-Trial Credit to 1 For 1 Where Bail Revoked Offends Charter – R v Waspcolin, 2018 Edmonton Provincial Court
Challenge to the constitutionality of the ‘bail revocation exception’ in s 719(3.1) CC (the portion limiting pre-trial custody credit to 1:1 where bail has been revoked). Defence argued that the section is overbroad and thus offends s. 7 of the Charter. Held: s. 719(3.1) CC violates s. 7; 1:1 credit limitation not applied. As per … Read More.