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Form 18 / DESIGNATION OF COUNSEL

Court File No.

COURT OF ONTARIO
(Superior Court of Justice)
((specify) Region)

(Form 18)

BETWEEN:

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

and

(specify name of accused)

DESIGNATION OF COUNSEL
(Code, Section 650.01)

I, ___________________ appoint __________________________________________

as my retained counsel of record, to represent me and to take all necessary steps before the Superior Court of Justice in my absence relating to charges of ____________________

[ ] I designate my counsel (or counsel acting on his/her behalf) to appear for all proceedings where my attendance is not required by law or the direction of a judge of the Superior Court of Justice.

or

[ ] I designate my counsel (or counsel acting on his/her behalf) to appear on my behalf on the following date: ___________________________________________________________

I undertake to remain in communication with my appointed counsel and to appear before the court on any date requested by the court, and I agree that notice of such date to my counsel is notice to me of that date.

My current address is _____________________________________________________

and my telephone number is ___________________. I undertake to advise my appointed counsel if I change either my address or telephone number.

DATED this _______________ day of ____________________, 2______.

_____________________

(Signature of accused)

I, _______________________________, a barrister and solicitor, hereby accept the

appointment of ____________________ as his/her

counsel of record, to fully represent the accused’s interests, in the absence of the accused, in relation to charges of ________________

_______________________________________________.

DATED this ________________ day of ____________________, 2______.

_______________________________________________

(Signature of counsel)

Address: ________________________________________

Tel: _________________________ Fax: _________________________

SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
(ONTARIO)

REPORT TO TRIAL JUDGE
(Form 18-A1)

Pre-trial Judge: __________________________________________

Date: _________________________________________________

Is a further pre-trial recommended? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Should a Rule 29 Case Supervision judge be appointed? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Should a S. 551.1 Case Management judge be appointed? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Regina v. ________________________________________________________

Summary of Charges: ______________________________________________

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_________________________________________________________________

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Synopsis attached   checkbox

Counsel: Crown - ___________________________________________________

Defence - _________________________________________________________

TRIAL READINESS ISSUES

Jury checkbox

Challenge for Cause checkbox

Non-jury checkbox

Time Estimates  :  Applications __________________ Trial _________________

FILINGS:

Date

Per Rules

Issue

Crown

Defence

1. _______

_____________

__________________________

checkbox

checkbox

2. _______

_____________

__________________________

checkbox

checkbox

3. _______

_____________

__________________________

checkbox

checkbox

4. _______

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__________________________

checkbox

checkbox

5. _______

_____________

__________________________

checkbox

checkbox

OTHER ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED BEFORE TRIAL:

Date

Issue

Crown

Defence

1. _______

__________________________________

checkbox

checkbox

2. _______

__________________________________

checkbox

checkbox

3. _______

__________________________________

checkbox

checkbox

4. _______

__________________________________

checkbox

checkbox

5. _______

__________________________________

checkbox

checkbox

In providing times estimates, Pre-trial judges must include time for the trial judge to prepare rulings on applications.

1. Chronology:

a) Date(s) of Offence(s): ________________________________

b) Date of Arrest: ______________________________________

c) Date of Committal for Trial: ___________________________

d) Date Indictment filed: ________________________________

2. Form of Judicial Interim Release

a) Is the accused detained in custody on this/these charges? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Is the accused detained in custody on any other charges? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

3. Preliminary Inquiry: checkbox Length: ___________________________ Waived checkbox

Discovery: checkbox Length: _______________________________________________

Transcript(s): Available: ________________________________

Date Ordered: ________________________________

4. Disclosure: Complete: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

a) Outstanding Issues: ______________________________________________

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b) How outstanding issues to be addressed: _____________________________

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5. Mode of Trial: Current Election: Judge and jury checkbox Judge alone checkbox

a) Will there be a re-election to be tried by: Judge and jury checkbox Judge alone checkbox

b) Is there any prospect of a re-election? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Will the Crown consent? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Additional comments regarding re-elections: ___________________________

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e) Challenge for Cause:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(i) Parks  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Publicity Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Other, please specify: __________________________________________

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(iv) Will there be an application by the accused under s. 640 (2.1) ordering the exclusion of all sworn and unsworn jurors until the jury is selected, and that the same two triers be used for all challenges? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(v) Will there be an application by the accused for any other form of exclusion order, or in relation to the triers, not relying on s. 640 (2.1)? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

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(vi) Does the Crown consent to the application noted above?  Crown: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

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(vii) Will there be an application for the judge to direct that 13 or 14 jurors be sworn pursuant to s. 631(2.2)?

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Crown: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Defence: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Does the other party consent to the order? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

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(viii) Will there be a request under s. 631(3.1) for the judge to order the names and numbers of jury panel members to be called out in court?

Crown: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Defence: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Does the accused have or seek an order under s. 530 that his/her trial be held in French or as a bilingual trial? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Does the Crown oppose the order(s)? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

h) If opposed, how does the defence intend to establish the evidentiary basis for the application(s)? ______________________________________________________

i) Does the Crown oppose the proposed method of introducing the evidence?
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

j) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

Evidence ______________________ Argument _________________________

k) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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6. Pre-trial Motions on the Indictment N/A checkbox

a) Quash committal for trial Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Quash indictment  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Quash a count(s) in indictment:

i)  relying on s. 581(1) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

ii) relying on s. 581(3) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Sever count(s) in indictment Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Sever accused Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Particulars Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Change of venue Yes checkbox  No checkbox

h) Amendment(s) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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Crown Pre-trial motions

7. Statements of the Accused N/A checkbox

a) Is the Crown seeking to obtain rulings as to the admissibility of Statements to Persons in authority? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Brief summary of important contents of the statement(s):

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c) Is the Crown seeking to introduce the statement? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Is the Crown seeking only a ruling as to admissibility? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Does the defence dispute admissibility? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Brief summary of defence position: ____________________________________

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g) Form of statement: Oral checkbox Written checkbox Audiotaped checkbox Videotaped checkbox

h) If the statement is audio or video taped, is there a transcript? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

i) If no transcript is available, will the Crown provide one in advance of trial? 
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

j) Date to be made available: _________________________________________

k) Length of statement(s) (minutes/hours for audio/videos to be played,
and/or transcript length, if applicable): __________________________________

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l) Voir dire required:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

m) Voir dire issues: recipient as a person in authority  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

  Voluntariness Yes checkbox  No checkbox

  s. 10 (a) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

  s. 10 (b) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

  s. 7 Yes checkbox  No checkbox

n) Number of witnesses to be called on voir dire:

Crown ________________________  Defence _______________________

o) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire

Evidence ______________________ Argument ________________________

p) If there is more than one issue, do counsel agree that a blended voir dire is appropriate?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Comments: _______________________________________________________

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q) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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8. Other Disreputable Conduct Evidence, including Similar Fact N/A checkbox

a) Is the Crown seeking to introduce prior disreputable conduct evidence, relying on incidents not covered by the indictment? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Nature of Evidence: _______________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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c) Does the Crown seek to have admissibility determined in pre-trial motion?  
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) If the Crown does not seek to obtain a ruling before trial starts,
when does the Crown wish to have the voir dire? __________________________

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e) Does the defence dispute admissibility? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

h) Comments: _____________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

i) Is the Crown seeking to rely on disreputable conduct evidence, relying on the counts in the indictment? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

j) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence _______________________ Argument ________________________

k) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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9. Hearsay Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon a common law exception to the hearsay rule?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If yes, what is the nature of the evidence? _____________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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c) What is the common law exception upon which the Crown relies? (i.e. dying declaration, spontaneous exclamation, declarations in furtherance of common unlawful design):

_________________________________________________________________

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d) Does the defence contest admissibility? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Comments: _____________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

Principled Exception to the Hearsay Rule N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce any evidence relying upon the principled exception to the hearsay rule? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence? _____________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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c) Does the defence contest admissibility? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Contested issues:  necessity Yes checkbox  No checkbox

 reliability Yes checkbox  No checkbox

 prejudicial effect/probative value Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statement of facts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Comments: _____________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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10.  After the Fact Conduct Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Will the Crown be seeking to tender any evidence of after the fact conduct by the accused?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If so, what is the nature of the evidence? _____________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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c) Does the defence contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) How does the Crown propose to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statement of facts  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Does the defence consent to the manner in which the Crown seeks to introduce the evidence on the voir dire? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Comments: ______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence _______________________ Argument ________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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11. Intercepted Private Communications N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek to introduce wiretap evidence?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Brief overview of evidence: _________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

c) Does the defence require a voir dire to determine admissibility?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Brief overview of defence position: ___________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

e) Authorization: consent, s. 184.2 checkbox  Authorization, s. 186 checkbox  Other checkbox

f) Issue to be litigated: facial validity checkbox Sub-facial validity checkbox Other checkbox

g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence _______________________ Argument _________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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12. Other legal issues requiring rulings anticipated by Crown: N/A checkbox

a)_______________________________________________________________

b)_______________________________________________________________

c)_______________________________________________________________

d) Does defence contest admissibility?  

a) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates:  

a) Evidence _____________________ Argument ________________________

b) Evidence _____________________ Argument ________________________

c) Evidence _____________________ Argument _________________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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13. Competency of Witnesses N/A □

a) Does the Crown/defence intend to call any witness who is under the age of 14?
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Does the Crown/defence intend to challenge the capacity of any witness on the basis of mental capacity?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Name of witness, and basis of challenge: _____________________________

________________________________________________________________

d) Defence position: ________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate:

Evidence ________________________ Argument ________________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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14. Manner in which evidence is to be introduced N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown or defence seek to have any witness evidence introduced?:

i) by video link, pursuant to s. 714.1 or 714.2?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

ii) by reading in evidence previously taken pursuant to s. 715?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

iii) by videotaped evidence, pursuant to s. 715.1?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

iv) by closed circuit link or behind a screen, pursuant to s. 486.2?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

v) other means? Details: ________________________________________

____________________________________________________________

b) Does the opposing party consent to the admissibility of the evidence in the manner proposed?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Will the Crown or any witness apply for an order pursuant to s.486, appointing counsel to cross-examine the witness, if the accused is not represented by counsel?
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Does the accused oppose the making of the order? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) If manner of introducing evidence on order is contested, pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

 Evidence ________________________ Argument ________________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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15. Support Person N/A checkbox

a) Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(1)?
 Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Details: ________________________________________________________

c) Will any Crown witness require a support person, pursuant to s. 486.1(2)?
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Details: ________________________________________________________

e) Does the defence oppose the order?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) If opposed, pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

Evidence _______________________ Argument ________________________

g) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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16. Publication Bans/Deferred Publication Orders N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown seek an order pursuant to s. 486.4 or 486.5, banning the publication of the complainant’s identity? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Does the defence oppose the order?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Does either party seek other publication bans or deferred publication orders?

 Crown: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Defence: Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) If yes, provide details of order sought, media to be notified,
timing of hearing, time estimate for hearing: ______________________________

_________________________________________________________________

e) Does the other party oppose the application?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates, if application to be contested:

Evidence ___________________ Argument ____________________

g) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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17. Privilege Issues N/A checkbox

a) Will the Crown be raising issues of privilege?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Will the defence be raising issues of privilege?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Nature of evidence and issue of privilege: _____________________________

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d) Basis upon which the party seeking admission rely. ______________________

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e) How does the party claiming privilege seek to introduce the evidence on the voir dire?

(i) Viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) Agreed Statements of Fact  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) Witness statements  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) Transcripts  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Does the other party consent to the manner in which the evidence will be introduced on the voir dire?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence _________________________ Argument ________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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Defence Pre-trial Applications

18 Challenge to Legislation: N/A checkbox

a) Specifics of challenge: ____________________________________________

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b) Does the Crown oppose the application?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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19. Applications to Stay Proceedings based upon: N/A checkbox

a) Abuse of Process checkbox

b) Charter breach, s. 7 checkbox

c) Charter breach, s. 11(b) checkbox

d) Entrapment (after finding of guilt) checkbox

e) Other checkbox

f) Overview of Defence position: _______________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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g) Overview of Crown position: ________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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h) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

i) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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20. Applications to Exclude Evidence other than a statement based upon s. 24(2) alleging breaches of: N/A checkbox

a) s. 7 checkbox

 s. 8 checkbox: warrantless search checkbox search warrant checkbox order checkbox authorization checkbox

 Issue: facial validity checkbox sub-facial validity checkbox execution checkbox

 Other: _________________________________________________________

 s. 9 checkbox

 Other: _________________________________________________________

b) Defence position(s) re. nature of breach and evidence sought to be excluded:

i) Appl. #1: _____________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

ii) Appl. #2: _____________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

iii) Appl. #3: _____________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

c) Crown’s position(s) re. nature of breach and evidence sought to be excluded:

i)Appl. #1: ______________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

ii) Appl. #2: _____________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

iii) Appl. #3: _____________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

d) Do all counsel agree the applications can be heard in a combined voir dire?  
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Comments: _______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates:

Appl. #1: Evidence ________________ Argument __________________

Appl. #2: Evidence ________________ Argument __________________

Appl. #3: Evidence ________________ Argument __________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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21. Third Party Records Applications: N/A checkbox

 By Defence:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

 By Crown:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

a) Relying upon: Mills, s. 278.2 Yes checkbox  No checkbox O’Connor Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Nature of Records: _______________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

c) Position of other party: ____________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

d) Should the application be heard in advance of the trial date? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Comments: _______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for application:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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22. Evidence of the Complainant’s Prior Sexual Activity – s. 276 N/A checkbox

a) Brief outline of evidence. __________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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b) Does the Crown contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) How does defence propose to introduce evidence on voir dire?

(i) viva voce evidence  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(ii) agreed statements of facts Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iii) witness statement Yes checkbox  No checkbox

(iv) other ______________________________________________________

d) Does the Crown consent to the manner in which evidence is proposed to be called?  
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

_________________________________________________________________

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23. Evidence of Other Suspects N/A checkbox

a) Nature of Evidence: ______________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

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b) Does the Crown contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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24. Character of Victim N/A checkbox

a) Nature of Evidence: ______________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

b) Does the Crown contest admissibility?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

_________________________________________________________________

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25. Other legal issues defence counsel anticipate will arise: N/A checkbox

a)_________________________________________________________________

b)_________________________________________________________________

c)_________________________________________________________________

d) Does Crown contest admissibility? 

i) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

ii) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

iii) Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Pre-trial judge’s time estimates: 

i) Evidence _______________________ Argument _______________________

ii) Evidence _______________________ Argument _______________________

iii) Evidence _______________________ Argument _______________________

f) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

_________________________________________________________________

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26. Expert Witnesses N/A checkbox

26.1 Crown Witnesses

a) Does the Crown intend to call expert witnesses?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Field(s) of expertise: ____________________________________________

c) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced: ______________________

_________________________________________________________________

d) Does the defence contest the admissibility of the expert evidence? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Basis upon which admissibility of evidence contested:

checkbox legal relevance

checkbox logical relevance

checkbox necessity in assisting trier of fact

checkbox absence of an exclusionary rule

checkbox expert’s qualifications

f) Comments: ______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument __________________________

h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

_________________________________________________________________

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26.2 Defence Witnesses N/A checkbox

a) Does the defence intend to call expert witnesses? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Field of expertise: ________________________________________________

c) Issues upon which the evidence will be introduced? ______________________

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d) Does the Crown contest the admissibility of the expert evidence? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Basis upon which admissibility of evidence contested:

checkbox legal relevance

checkbox logical relevance

checkbox necessity in assisting trier of fact

checkbox absence of an exclusionary rule

checkbox expert’s qualifications

f) Comments: ____________________________________________________

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g) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

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h) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis, including whether applications(s) should be heard before the trial date:

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27. Position of Accused in Court

a) Will there be an application to have the accused sit at counsel table? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Does the Crown consent? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) If opposed, Pre-trial judge’s estimated time for:

Evidence _________________________ Argument ________________________

d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidence to be called:

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28. Absence of Accused from Court N/A checkbox

a) Will there be an application for the accused to be absent from the trial, pursuant to s. 650(2)?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If yes, what is the basis for the application? ___________________________

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c) Does the Crown consent? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Comments: _____________________________________________________

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29. Position of the Parties

a) Have the positions of counsel changed from those expressed on their pre-trial forms?  
Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If so, provide details: _____________________________________________

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c) Pre-trial judge’s comments: _________________________________________

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30. Fitness to Stand Trial N/A checkbox

a) Will the Crown raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Will the defence raise the issue of the accused’s fitness to stand trial?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) If raised, will the application be opposed?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Pre-trial judge’s time estimate for voir dire:

Evidence ________________________ Argument _________________________

e) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements and evidentiary basis:

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31. Interpreters N/A checkbox

a) Does the accused require an interpreter? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If yes, for which language(s)? _____________________________________

c) Do any Crown witnesses require an interpreter?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Do any defence witnesses require an interpreter?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) If yes, for which language(s)? ______________________________________

f) Should two interpreters be required? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Comments: _____________________________________________________

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32. Additional Courtroom Equipment required N/A checkbox

a) Elmo projector Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Television and VCR Yes checkbox  No checkbox

c) Television and CD player Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Television and DVD player Yes checkbox  No checkbox

e) Hearing devices Yes checkbox  No checkbox

f) Teleconference facilities Yes checkbox  No checkbox

g) Other _______________________________________________________

33. Courtroom Security Issues N/A checkbox

a) Does any party believe that increased courtroom security issues are raised in this case?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) Details: ________________________________________________________

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c) Comments: ______________________________________________________

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34. Other Potential Legal Issues N/A checkbox

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35. Is it reasonably anticipated that any of the following defences/triable issues will be raised?

checkbox Accident
checkbox Alibis
checkbox Automatism
checkbox Causation
checkbox Compulsion
checkbox Consent
checkbox Defence of property
checkbox Did the alleged event occur?
checkbox Diminished capacity
checkbox Duress
checkbox Entrapment
checkbox“Evidence to the contrary”
checkbox Honest, but mistaken belief in consent
checkbox Identity
checkbox Intoxication
     checkbox Drugs
     checkbox Alcohol
checkbox Knowledge
checkbox Necessity
checkbox Not criminally responsible
checkbox Possession
     checkbox Was the possession for the purpose of trafficking?
checkbox Provocation
checkbox Self-defence

(a) Pre-trial judge’s summary of key issues on applications and at trial:

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36. Non-contentious Issues –

Admitted

Not contested

Jurisdiction

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Identity of the accused

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Continuity of exhibits

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Medical Evidence

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checkbox

Documentary Evidence

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checkbox

Ownership

checkbox

checkbox

Value of Property

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checkbox

Accused as Driver

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checkbox

Death/injuries caused by accused

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checkbox

Expert’s report

checkbox

checkbox

Age of Complainant

checkbox

checkbox

Nature of drug

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checkbox

Amount of drug is “for the purpose of trafficking”

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Value of drug

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checkbox

Service of notice

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checkbox

Photographs

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37. Other factual, evidentiary or legal admissions agreed upon by defence N/A □

1. _________________________________________________________________

2. _________________________________________________________________

3. _________________________________________________________________

4. _________________________________________________________________

5. _________________________________________________________________

38. Affidavit Evidence N/A checkbox

a) Does the Crown intend to file affidavit evidence?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

b) If so, please specify: _____________________________________________

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c) Will the defence seek leave to have the witness testify? Yes checkbox  No checkbox

d) Pre-trial judge’s Directions and Recommendations re. timing of application(s), filing requirements, evidentiary basis and time estimates:

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39. Positions of Parties

a) Upon what evidentiary basis does the Crown seek to establish liability for each accused?

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b) Upon which section(s) of the Criminal Code does the Crown rely to establish the liability of each accused?

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c) Included offences? _______________________________________________

d) What is the position of the defence? _________________________________

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40. a) Will there be an application for the appointment of a Case Management Judge pursuant to s. 551.1?

By the Crown:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

By the Defence  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

Does the other party consent?  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

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b) Will there be an application for an order for a joint hearing of issues in common from separate prosecutions, pursuant to s. 551.7?

By the Crown:  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

By the Defence  Yes checkbox  No checkbox

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41. Pre-trial judge’s time estimates: _________________________________________________________________

a) Estimated time for applications: _____________________________________

b) Estimated time for trial: ___________________________________________

c) Comments: _____________________________________________________

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42. Additional Comments by pre-trial judge (including order and timing
of pre-trial applications):
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43. Items to be addressed at next pre-trial, or by Case Management judge:

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