C-25.1 - Code of Penal Procedure

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142. Penal proceedings shall be instituted, as the prosecutor may elect, in the judicial district where the defendant
(1)  committed the offence according to the statement of offence;
(2)  has his residence or has its head office or one of its places of business;
(3)  is in detention, where such is the case.
Penal proceedings may also be instituted in any other judicial district, with the consent of the defendant.
1987, c. 96, a. 142; 1992, c. 61, s. 7.