Remote Attendance

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General Principles

Remote Attendance in Court of persons other than witnesses is largely governed by Part XXII.01 of the Criminal Code (s. 715.21 to 715.26).


715.21 Except as otherwise provided in this Act, a person who appears at, participates in or presides at a proceeding shall do so personally.

2019, c. 25, s. 292.


Note up: 715.21

Provisions providing for audioconference or videoconference

715.‍22 The purpose of the provisions of this Act that allow a person to appear at, participate in or preside at a proceeding by audioconference or videoconference, in accordance with the rules of court, is to serve the proper administration of justice, including by ensuring fair and efficient proceedings and enhancing access to justice.

2019, c. 25, s. 292.


Note up: 715.22