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Provincial Practice Direction regarding Time Limits for Oral Arguments on s.11(b) Charter Applications in Criminal Proceedings

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(Issued pursuant to Rule 5 of the Criminal Rules of the Ontario Court of Justice)

Subject to direction issued by the Regional Senior Judge, and unless directed otherwise by the Local Administrative Judge, the judicial pre-trial judge or the presiding judge, delay applications that are to be scheduled on or after July 1, 2019 shall be scheduled for up to one hour allocated as follows:

  • Applicant – 25 minutes
  • Respondent – 25 minutes
  •  Applicant’s reply – 10 minutes

Dated at Toronto this 1st day of July, 2019.

Chief Justice Lise Maisonneuve