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Published by Butterworths in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Warrants (Law) -- Canada.,
  • Searches and seizures -- Canada.

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Other titlesThe law of search warrants in Canada.
StatementJames A. Fontana.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxi, 698 p. ;
Number of Pages698
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16806566M
ISBN 100433396474

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Search and Seizure The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens and criminal suspects from unreasonable searches of their property and persons, and prohibits police officers from making unlawful arrests ("seizures"). Although this may seem straightforward, the law on these rights is not necessarily so. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: ciii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Search Warrants --Requirements Common to Both Search Warrants and the Supporting Information --Search Warrant Information --Duties of the Issuing Judge or Justice --The Execution of Search Warrants --Description of Seized Goods --Duties of the Peace Officer in the. Search And Seizure Law In Canada book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about Search And Seizure Law In Canada Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community : Scott C. Hutchison. The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada (Book): Fontana, James A.

↑R v Nicolosi, CanLII (ON C.A.), per Doherty JA () R v Campbell, SCC 32 (CanLII){AtL|flz50|14}} (" In order to comply with s. 8 of the Charter, prior to conducting a search the police must provide reasonable and probable grounds, established upon oath, to believe that an offence has been committed and that there is evidence to be found at the place of the search" [quotation. Law of Search and Seizure in Canada [James A Fontana] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The search-and-seizure provisions of the Fourth Amendment are all about privacy. To honor this freedom, the Fourth Amendment protects against "unreasonable" searches and seizures by state or federal law enforcement authorities. The flip side is that the Fourth Amendment does permit searches and seizures that are reasonable. Search and seizure in law enforcement is an important area, and this book is devoted solely to that topic. This book aims to provide critical information about the U.S. Constitution, with special emphasis on search and seizure. It will help law enforcement officers to increase their legal knowledge about search and seizure and create a Cited by: 1.

The Honourable James A. Fontana was a Judge of the Ontario Court of Justice from until his retirement in and is considered by many to be Canada's leading authority on the law of search and seizure. Since the publication of The Law of Search Warrants in Canada in , he has provided the profession with thoughtful and highly respected analyses of search and seizure issues. Section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides everyone in Canada with protection against unreasonable search and right provides Canadians with their primary source of constitutionally enforced privacy rights against unreasonable intrusion from the state. Typically, this protects personal information that can be obtained through searching someone in pat-down. Search and seizure is a procedure used in many civil law and common law legal systems by which police or other authorities and their agents, who, suspecting that a crime has been committed, commence a search of a person's property and confiscate any relevant evidence found in connection to the crime. Dareton police search the vehicle of a suspected drug smuggler in Wentworth, in the state of. Law book news. Industry. Academic faculty. Librarians. Legal professionals. HR professionals. Tax professionals. International customers. Products. Top legal products. WestlawNext canada. Practical law canada. Data privacy advisor. Contract express. Drafting assistant. Search and Seizure Law in Canada; Formats and pricing What’s inside.