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Criminal Contempt of Court Laws in Canada

Pt. XXII Criminal Code / Criminal Contempt of Court

Disobedience and Disruption in Court

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

Criminal Contempt of Court - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms


Common law is a system of precedent-based rules not written down as legislation that guides judges in making later decisions in similar cases.

Crown prosecutor

Lawyers who act for the federal, provincial and territorial governments and prosecute people accused of crimes on behalf of the Crown.

Reasonable doubt

The Supreme Court of Canada has said that reasonable doubt “falls much closer to absolute certainty than to proof on a balance of probabilities” and “that something less than absolute certainty is required, and that something more than probable guilt is required."

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Code Citations: Section 708 (1)
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