311. The appellant may abandon his appeal by filing a notice of abandonment. The judge may award the costs fixed by regulation against the appellant.
Notice of the abandonment must be served on the respondent by the appellant.
A copy of the notice of abandonment must be transmitted to the office of the court where the appealed judgment was rendered. The same applies to the record transmitted, at the request of a judge of the Court of Appeal to the office of the Court of Appeal.
A copy of the notice of abandonment must also be transmitted to the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions.
1987, c. 96, a. 311; 1995, c. 51, s. 36; 2005, c. 34, s. 85.