1) Your conviction was unreasonable or not supported by evidence.
2) The Justice of the Peace made a legal mistake.
3) There was a miscarriage of justice.
Special appeals can also be allowed if there was misconduct on the part of a lawyer or significant new evidence that's come to light.
The process can be difficult and typically requires some familiarity with the law. As Bend said, it's not going to be a repeat of your trial. Rather, you'll need to convince the Courts that the evidence from your first trial should NOT have resulted in a finding of guilt.
I should also mention, if you are going to appeal, keep in mind you only have 30 days from you date of conviction to do so.
Also, disclosure comes from the prosecutor. There should be no need to contact the issuing police service.
They said they searched all of their documents and they do not have such a note.argyll wrote:Does the note say they didn't have any or did it say they didn't have anything ready to share with you. The RCMP wouldn't give you anything directly, it would come from the Crown.