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The Right to Appeal

Exploring the Canadian Criminal Justice System

Reviewing Mistakes and Modifying Sentences

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

What is an Appeal? - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Indictable offence

Indictable offences are the most serious offences under the Criminal Code and they come with more serious punishments, up to a maximum penalty of life in prison.

Summary conviction

Summary convictions are used for lesser offences with penalties, fines and short jail time. They reflect the majority of offences as defined in the Code.

What is an Appeal? - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.675 (1)
What is an Appeal? - Referenced Links