177. In the cases provided in article 176, the court may order the defence struck from the record if an examination under article 93 shows it to be frivolous.
If the court orders the defence struck from the record following default by the defendant to have such examination, the defendant is foreclosed from pleading.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 80, a. 177; 1972, c. 70, s. 9.