This is the judgement of the Ontario Court of Appeal staying the ruling (pursuant to appeal) of Justice Susan Himel in the case Bedford v Canada, where the following sections of the Code were struck down: the common bawdy-house provisions, the living on the avails of adult prostitution offence, and the communication for the purpose of prostitution offence.
This court ruling includes:
- Role of the Motion Judge and the RJR-MacDonald Test
- Analysis: Applying the RJR-MacDonald Test for granting a stay
- Findings on Serious Issue to the Tried
- Review of Evidence as it relates to Public Interest
- Findings on Irreparable Harm
- Findings on Balance of Convenience
You can download this 42 page PDF resource above. This resource is in English.