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Looking for something more substantive for your 2016 CPD investment? OsgoodePD’s Provincial Offences Act training offers options designed to take POA practice to a new level, including a one-day segment this winter, within a five-session certificate program. The Feb. 20 section “The Practitioner’s Guide to the POA Trial, Sentencing and Appeals” is available as a […]
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Paralegal practice is guided primarily by provincial legislation, covering everything from rules of the court, to defining elements of offences, and how traffic tickets are prosecuted. Several pieces of Ontario legislation have been introduced or passed in the past few months which, if enacted, would affect large areas of practice. Here are some current Bills […]
POA Court: Victim Surcharge Update An Ottawa judge has upheld the federal Victim Surcharge. Justice Bruce Glass, of the Ontario Superior Court, ruled that the payment is neither a fine nor a punishment; rather, it is “merely a consequence of getting a conviction.” The case is R. v Tinker, Judge, Bondoc & Mead, 2015 ONSC […]
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