551.4. Information relevant to presentation of evidence on merits to be part of court record

Information relevant to presentation of evidence on merits to be part of court record

551.4 (1) When the case management judge is of the opinion that the measures to promote a fair and efficient trial that can be taken before the stage of the presentation of the evidence on the merits have been taken - including adjudicating the issues that can be decided - he or she shall ensure that the court record includes information that, in his or her opinion, may be relevant at the stage of the presentation of the evidence on the merits, including

(a) the names of the witnesses to be heard that have been identified by the parties;

(b) any admissions made and agreements reached by the parties;

(c) the estimated time required to conclude the trial;

(d) any orders and decisions; and

(e) any issues identified by the parties that are to be dealt with at the stage of the presentation of the evidence on the merits.
Exception

(2) This section does not apply to a case management judge who also hears the evidence on the merits.

2011, c. 16, s. 4.

Criminal Code of Canada