Remedies

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Section 24(1) of the Charter

See also: Stay of Proceedings

The choice of remedy upon violation of a constitutional provision is entitled to discretion.[1]

Where there is an error in principle, relies on irrelevant factors, or is unreasonable, the appellate court may intervene.[2]

Unreasonable Detention

Where an officer detains someone for longer than what is permitted under s. 503(1)(a), the remedies include sentence credit at sentencing.[3]

  1. R v Simpson, 1995 CanLII 120 (SCC), [1995] 1 SCR 449 rev’g (1994), 1994 CanLII 4528 (NL CA), 117 Nfld & PEIR 110, at paras 67 to 69 (CCC)
  2. R v Babos, 2014 SCC 16 (CanLII), [2014] 1 SCR 309, per Moldaver J, at paras 48 to 49
  3. R v B(S), 2014 ONCA 527 (CanLII), 121 OR (3d) 145, per Rosenberg JA, at para 13
    R v Rashid, 2010 ONCA 591 (CanLII), 259 CCC (3d) 289, per curiam, at paras 6-7

Section 24(2) of the Charter

See also: Discretionary Exclusion of Evidence

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