This database presents summaries of key court decisions in Canada related to official languages and of events relating to language rights since 2003. These summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada.
This database is not exhaustive. It was designed to be used as a reference tool for people directly or indirectly interested in language rights. The database is updated on an ongoing basis.
Province or Territory: Quebec
Court: Montréal Municipal Court
Citation: 2010 QCCM 17
Category: Legislative and judicial bilingualismThis caseFootnote 1 examined the right of an accused to a unilingual trial in a criminal matter, under sections 530 and 530.1 of the Criminal Code, and the consequences of the Crown’s failure to comply with...