Joint Submissions on Penalty

February 17, 2017

posted in: Legal Updates

In the recent case of R. v. Anthony-Cook, 2016 SCC 43, the Supreme Court of Canada definitively set out the test for courts to apply when they consider whether to accept a joint submission on penalty.  This case is important for administrative tribunals as the principles that apply to joint submissions in criminal law have been imported into the administrative law setting.

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