Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Criminal Code

Version of section 701 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-05-28:

Marginal note:Service

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a subpoena shall be served in a province by a peace officer or any other person who is qualified in that province to serve civil process, in accordance with subsection 509(2), with such modifications as the circumstances require.

  • Marginal note:Personal service

    (2) A subpoena that is issued pursuant to paragraph 699(2)(b) shall be served personally on the person to whom it is directed.

  • Marginal note:Proof of service

    (3) Service of a subpoena may be proved by the affidavit of the person who effected service.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 701
  • 1994, c. 44, s. 70

Date modified: