The Criminal Statute Law of the Dominion of Canada, Relating to Indictable Offences: With Full Text as Revised in 1886, and Put Into Force by Royal Proclamation on the 1st Day of March, 1887 : and Cases, Notes, Commentaries, Forms, Etc., Etc
Carswell, 1888 - 1157 էջ
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Էջ 677 - Having heard the evidence do you wish to say anything in answer to ;the charge you are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so but whatever you do say will be taken down in writing and may be given in evidence...
Էջ 889 - A party producing a witness shall not be allowed to impeach his credit by general evidence of bad character, but he may, in case the witness shall in the opinion of the judge prove adverse, contradict him by other evidence, or, by leave of the judge, prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony...
Էջ 731 - ... or vice Versa, nor for that any person mentioned in the indictment is designated by a name of office, or other descriptive appellation, instead of his proper name, nor for omitting to state the time at which the offence was committed in any case where time is not of the essence of the offence, nor for stating the time imperfectly, nor for stating the offence to have been committed on a day subsequent to the finding of the...
Էջ 918 - Statutes," or vice versa, nor for that any Person mentioned in the Indictment is designated by a Name of Office, or other descriptive Appellation, instead of his proper Name, nor for omitting to state the Time at which the Offence was committed in any Case where Time is not of the Essence of the Offence, nor for stating the Time imperfectly, nor for stating the Offence to have been committed on a Day subsequent to the finding of the Indictment, or...
Էջ 728 - ... for omitting to state the time at which the offence was committed in any case where time is not of the essence of the offence, nor for stating the time imperfectly, nor for stating the offence to have been committed on a day subsequent to the finding of the indictment, or on an impossible day, or on a day that never happened...
Էջ 889 - Comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the Judge to be genuine, shall be permitted to be made by witnesses ; and such writings, and the evidence of witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and Jury as evidence of the genuineness or otherwise of the writing in dispute.
Էջ 728 - ... nor for want of the statement of the value or price of any matter or thing, or the amount of damage, injury, or spoil, in any case where the value or price, or the amount of damage, injury, or spoil, is not of the essence of the offence.
Էջ 715 - That in every presentment or indictment to be prosecuted against any person for wilful and corrupt perjury, it shall be sufficient to set forth the substance of the offence charged upon the defendant, and by what court, or before whom the oath...
Էջ 880 - Provided always, that if upon the Trial of any Person indicted for such Misdemeanor it shall be proved that he obtained the Property in question in any such Manner as to amount in Law to Larceny, he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted of such Misdemeanor; and no such Indictment shall be removable by Certiorari; and no Person tried for such Misdemeanor shall be liable to be afterwards prosecuted for Larceny upon the same Facts.