Help

Supreme Court Judgments

Decision Information

Decision Content

R. v. Dikah, [1994] 3 S.C.R. 1020

 

Naoufal Naoufal          Appellant

 

v.

 

Her Majesty The Queen                                                                   Respondent

 

Indexed as:  R. v. Dikah

 

File No.:  24158.

 

1994:  December 9.

 


Present:  La Forest, Sopinka, Gonthier, Cory, McLachlin, Iacobucci and Major JJ.

 

on appeal from the court of appeal for ontario

 

                   Criminal law ‑‑ Fundamental justice ‑‑ Abuse of process ‑‑ Paid informants ‑‑ Police informant to be paid in full only in event of successful investigation ‑‑ Informant's evidence not inadmissible.

 

                   APPEAL from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal (1994), 18 O.R. (3d) 302, 89 C.C.C. (3d) 321, 31 C.R. (4th) 105, 20 C.R.R. (2d) 193, 70 O.A.C. 214, allowing the Crown's appeal from a stay of proceedings granted by Ratushny Prov. Div. J. (1993), 16 C.R.R. (2d) 161, and ordering a new trial.  Appeal dismissed.

 

                   Alan D. Gold and Gregory Lafontaine, for the appellant.

 

                   Michael R. Dambrot, Q.C., and Scott K. Fenton, for the respondent.

 

                   The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by

 

                   La Forest J. ‑‑ This is an appeal as of right.  We are all of the view that the appeal should be dismissed for the reasons given by Labrosse and Doherty JJ.A. in the Court of Appeal of Ontario.  The appeal is accordingly dismissed.

 

                   Judgment accordingly.

 

                   Solicitor for the appellant:  Gregory Lafontaine, Toronto.

 

                   Solicitor for the respondent:  The Attorney General of Canada, Toronto.

 

Lexum

For 20 years now, the Lexum site has been the main public source for Supreme Court decisions.


>

Decisia

 

Efficient access to your decisions

Decisia is an online service for courts, boards and tribunals aiming to provide easy and professional access to their decisions from their own website.

Learn More