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simle possession means:
Possession of Marijuana is a considered a criminal offence in Canada contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Although many people are under the impression that marijuana possession has been decriminalized in Canada, it is not and any possession is considered a criminal offence.
If you plead guilty, or are found guilty of this charge you are considered a criminal and will receive a criminal record for life.
Many times if this is a first offence the Crown Attorney will consider dropping or withdrawing the charge, or giving the accused “Diversion”.
Diversion is where the charges are dropped in exchange for some course of action by the accused. For Diversion, the Crown Attorney may require the accused to pay a fine, make a charitable donation or perform some sort of community service.
It is very important that individuals charged with such offences seek legal representation and guidance so that the best possible resolution to the charge be obtained.
Absolute discharges or conditional discharges may leave a record that can create issues..Contact us today to find out more...
- Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33
ans, in respect of a proceeding to which this Act applies, a person authorized under the Law Society Act to represent a person in that proceeding; (“représentant”)
“set fine” means the amount of fine set by the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice for an offence for the purpose of proceedings commenced under Part I or II. (“amende fixée”) R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33, s. 1 (1); 2000, c. 26, Sched. A, s. 13 (6); 2002, c. 18, Sched. A, s. 15 (6); 2006, c. 21, Sched. C, s. 131 (1, 2); 2009, c. 33, Sched. 4, s. 1 (1); 2015, c. 27, Sched. 1, s. 3 (1).
(2) Repealed: 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table.
(3) A minister of the Crown may designate in writing any person or class of persons as a provincial offences officer for the purposes of all or any class of offences. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33, s. 1 (3).
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Know Your Court
- The Ontario Court of Justice hears virtually all provincial offence matters as well as offences against municipal by-laws. Examples of such cases include:
- Highway Traffic Act charges such as speeding or traffic violations;
- Municipal by-law charges relating to excessive noise, animal control, or garbage disposal;
- Charges laid under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Dog Owners’ Liability Act or the Trespass to Property Act.
- The tribunals of the SJTO are: Child and Family Services Review Board, Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Custody Review Board, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Landlord and Tenant Board, Ontario Special Education (English) Tribunal, Ontario Special Education (French) Tribunal and Social Benefits Tribunal.