R. v. B.T. 2012 NSPC 59
Criminal Law - Evidence and witnesses - Confessions and voluntary statements - Young offenders
B.T., aged 17, was charged with first degree murder. At issue on this voir dire was the admissibility of B.T.’s statement to police and a re-enactment of events that he had described in his statement, made two days after the murder. B.T. argued that in obtaining the evidence, ss. 146(2)(b)(i) and (ii) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act had not been complied with.
The Nova Scotia Youth Justice Court held that the evidence was inadmissible.
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