Sections 9, 10 and 11 of the Canadian Charter

Errol Mendes and St├ęphane Beaulac, eds. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 5th ed. (Toronto: Lexis, 2013), Forthcoming

95 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2013

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Steve Coughlan

Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law

Robert J. Currie

Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law

Date Written: June 1, 2013

Abstract

Section 9 of the Charter guarantees freedom from arbitrary detention, section 10 provides certain rights on arrest, and section 11 guarantees various rights to those charged with an offence. In this chapter the authors consider the aspects of these rights which have been authoritatively determined, as well as pointing to the areas which remain unsettled and discussing the areas of lingering controversy.

Keywords: arbitrary, detention, arrest, right to counsel, psychological detention, trial within a reasonable time, fair and public hearing, bail

Suggested Citation

Coughlan, Steve and Currie, Robert J., Sections 9, 10 and 11 of the Canadian Charter (June 1, 2013). Errol Mendes and St├ęphane Beaulac, eds. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 5th ed. (Toronto: Lexis, 2013), Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2324282

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Robert J. Currie

Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law ( email )

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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H9
Canada

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