Rex v Bunting: 1885

Conspiracy to Bribe is Common Law Offence

(Supreme Court of Ontario) A conspiracy to bring about a change in the Government of Ontario by bribing members of the Legislative Assembly to vote against the Government was an indictable offence at common law committed at the time of the conspiracy itself and within the jurisdiction of the ordinary courts.

(1885) 7 OR 524
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CitedChaytor and Others, Regina v SC 1-Dec-2010
The defendants faced trial on charges of false accounting in connection in different ways with their expenses claims whilst serving as members of the House of Commons. They appealed against rejection of their assertion that the court had no . .

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Constitutional, Crime

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Updated: 10 November 2021; Ref: scu.427745