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Version of section 531 from 2008-10-01 to 2020-06-17:

Marginal note:Change of venue

 Despite any other provision of this Act but subject to any regulations made under section 533, if an order made under section 530 cannot be conveniently complied with in the territorial division in which the offence would otherwise be tried, the court shall, except if that territorial division is in the Province of New Brunswick, order that the trial of the accused be held in another territorial division in the same province.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 531
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 203
  • 2008, c. 18, s. 21
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