Court of Appeal

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The highest court in a jurisdiction for indictable offences, but designated differently in various provinces and territories. For summary conviction matters, the court of appeal is the jurisdiction’s superior court of criminal jurisdiction that is not the highest court in the jurisdiction. See the definitions in sections 2, 673, and 812 of the Criminal Code.

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