WARRANTLESS CAR SEARCHES AT COURT – Controversial court security act proclaimed into law
Did you know that if you have to attend court because you’ve been charged, or you’ve been subpoenaed as a witness or victim or summoned for jury duty or simply want to observe the court process you not only have to submit to the usual entry checkpoint security process but also may be required to provide identification and submit your vehicle to a search by police? Does that make you think twice about attending court?
A new provincial law intended to increase security at courthouses and other facilities gives police overly broad powers and may even be unconstitutional, according to some Ontario lawyers.
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