Directive 4

Directive under subsection 10(2) of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act

Whereas I have consulted with the Director of Public Prosecutions under section 10(2) of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act;

  1. I hereby direct that federal prosecutors and persons acting as federal prosecutors, when initiating and conducting prosecutions on behalf of the Crown, as well as any appeal or other proceeding related to a prosecution, shall be guided by the directives as set out in Chapter 2.11 (Official Languages in Prosecutions) and Chapter 5.6 (Victims of Crime), as revised, of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada Deskbook.
  2. This Directive takes effect on publication on the website of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.

Signed at Ottawa, this 15th day of January, 2017.



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The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould
Attorney General of Canada

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