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Most cases before the court have been assigned to an Officer-in-Charge, who is usually a detective. The OIC will deal with the case in court and communicate with the victim and Crown attorney. (This is to be distinguished from the “officer-in-charge” as defined by the Mental Health Act, who is the most senior administrator of a psychiatric facility.)

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