Is perjury committed in the course of both police statements taken under oath and at a preliminary hearing sufficient to qualify as an exceptional case?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. G.(N.), 2007 ONCJ 129 (CanLII):

[24] In R v. SL [2006] OJ #3609 Justice Cole determined that committing perjury in the course of both a police statement taken under oath and at a preliminary hearing and in so doing reporting a confession to murder that the youth knew to be false was sufficiently aggravating to qualify as an exceptional case.

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