Offences against the administration of justice are contained in Part IV of the Criminal Code. This part of the Code includes offences that bring the administration of justice into disrepute include failure to comply offences, public mischief, perjury and obstruction of justice. These charges are laid where the offender has unlawfully interfered in some way with the administration of justice.
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In criminal cases, there are very strict rules governing what evidence can be used and how it can be used.
The rights enjoyed of all those within Canada are contained in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Criminal procedure is the process by which an accused person is arrested and brought through the justice system.
Sentencing refers to the punishment that is ordered when an individual is found guilty of a criminal offence.
Offences in Canada are listed in the Criminal Code. They include crimes related to people, vehicles and weapons.