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6.19. Rights in criminal proceedings (s 25)

In This Section

6.19.1. Introduction

6.19.2. Scope of the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law

6.19.3. Reasonable and justified limits (s 7(2)) on the presumption of innocence (s 25(1))

6.19.4. Scope of the ‘minimum guarantees’ (s 25(2))

6.19.5. Reasonable and justified limits (s 7(2)) on the minimum guarantees (s 25(2))

6.19.6. Scope of the rights of children charged with criminal offences (s 25(3))

6.19.7. Reasonable and justified limits (s 7(2)) on the rights of children accused (s 25(3))

6.19.8. Scope of the right to review of conviction and sentence by a higher court (s 25(4))

6.19.9. Reasonable and justified limits (s 7(2)) on the right to appeal (s 25(4))

See Also

6. Charter Rights

6.1. Introduction: ‘Charter rights’

6.2. Recognition and equality before the law (s 8)

6.3. Right to life (s 9)

6.4. Protection from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment (s 10)

6.5. Freedom from forced work (s 11)

6.6. Freedom of movement (s 12)

6.7. Privacy and reputation (s 13)

6.8. Freedom of thought, conscience, religion and belief (s 14)

6.9. Freedom of expression (s 15)

6.10. Peaceful assembly and freedom of association (s 16)

6.11. Protection of families and children (s 17)

6.12. Taking part in public life (s 18)

6.13. Cultural rights (s 19)

6.14. Property (s 20)

6.15. Right to liberty and security of the person (s 21)

6.16. Humane treatment when deprived of liberty (s 22)

6.17. Children in the criminal process (s 23)

6.18. Fair hearing (s 24)

6.20. Right not to be tried or punished more than once (s 26)

6.21. Retrospective criminal laws (s 27)