Inadequate signage - any tips for court?

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Inadequate signage - any tips for court?

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Coming out of the gas station, I saw the police cruiser sitting there with its lights flashing, but I didn't see the new "no left turn" signs across the busy road!

There were no signs on the near side of the road at the time of the offense. I feel that the signage was inadequate. It's a busy road with lots of trucks going by.

A "no left turn" sign has since been installed on the near side of the road. I have "before" and "after" pictures.

I'd appreciate any tips for my court date this week! Thanks.


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Did you get disclosure? Apply to have the case adjourned if you did not know about the disclosure.
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Unread post by sstackho on

I did get disclosure, and it only yielded a copy of the officer's notes.

It did not include a copy of the by-law, as requested.

The offense date was about 7 months ago, so there would still be lots of time to reschedule another court date if I asked for an adjournment, so I don't plan to do so. Time to just get it over with, I figure!


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The forms the government are using are invalid. You haven't been charged. There is no proceeding before the court. The certificate the cop filed with the court is a nullity.

For more info read my last 20 posts or so. You find them by clicking on my name and in my bio it will say read all greatest canadian posts.


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sstackho wrote: It did not include a copy of the by-law, as requested.
Well, it ends up that the prosecution also didn't have a copy of the by-law in court, so the charges were withdrawn.

I am a free man! :o


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Nice! Just shows what following the legal steps can do!




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