August 11, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)


Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)


I have not the section before me, but as I recollect it, it is a matter for the magistrate to appreciate, and, if I am not mistaken, he is entitled to appreciate the nature of the evidence and the probability of the person disappearing rather than presenting himself for trial, in the exercise of his power to allow bail.

Topic:   XI, 1917
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