894 THE ADVOCATE
VOL. 77 PART 6 NOVEMBER 2019
(All forms are available from the Ministry of Attorney General website at:
Form 1 (CPD-1) Consent Requisition
Form 3 (CPD-1) Consent Remand
Form 4 (CPD-1) Consent Arraignment
The Provincial Court of British Columbia
Elections Under Section 536 Criminal Code of Canada
Effective Date: 18 September 2019
To set out procedures for elections pursuant to section 536 of the Criminal
Code of Canada arising from amendments to the preliminary inquiry provisions
of the Criminal Code of Canada that came into force on June 01, 2004
and September 19, 2019.
This practice direction applies to all court locations in the Province.
1. Effective September 19, 2019 all elections pursuant to section 536(2.1)
of the Criminal Code of Canada must be taken at the arraignment hearing.
No trial or hearing date shall be set in a matter requiring an election
if an election has not been recorded.