Ontario Superior Court of Justice

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A court of criminal and civil jurisdiction presided over by a county or district judge appointed by the Governor in Council (the federal Cabinet). It has the authority to try an indictable offence, other than those enumerated in the Criminal Code of Canada as being solely within the jurisdiction of another court. Trials can be with or without a jury in accordance with the Criminal Code.

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