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by BenBranklin
Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Traffic Offences Outside Ontario
Topic: SCC Reference re Section 94(2) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act
replies: 4
views: 1181

Re: SCC Reference re Section 94(2) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act

Ah I understand.

Isn't the risk of going to jail merely for an unpaid fine, a violation of the fundamental principles of justice as defined in Sec. 7 of the Charter? Seems unfair to me.

What possible defense do I really have under strict liability as compared to absolute?
by BenBranklin
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Traffic Offences Outside Ontario
Topic: SCC Reference re Section 94(2) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act
replies: 4
views: 1181

SCC Reference re Section 94(2) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act

Facts: 1st offence - Going to trial in Oct. - Offered plea deal at summons but decided to see what other options I might have. (For non paid ticket) Was offered $500fine for no license. My first question is does the SCC reference re Section 94(2) B.C. Motor Vehicle Act apply as a defense to the char...
by BenBranklin
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Summon
Topic: Issued Summons - court closed!! What to do next?
replies: 5
views: 1833

Re: Issued Summons - court closed!! What to do next?

He left his card with the msg "Please call" ... it's the original officer that issued me the summons in the first place. Called sat and left msg with my number, mistake? Should I avoid being home? Is there a period in which they have to issue it before it becomes void? I work nights and sleep during...
by BenBranklin
Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:22 am
Forum: Summon
Topic: Issued Summons - court closed!! What to do next?
replies: 5
views: 1833

Issued Summons - court closed!! What to do next?

I was issued a summons on March 20 for court on April 20th for driving while suspended (first time) (license was suspended due to unpaid tickets(2) ). The cop was nice and lowered the speeding ticket to a warning, however he said he was unable to help me out with this summons. Went to court on frida...

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