What is the test for reasonable grounds to detain a person on the street?

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Beaulac, 2018 NLSC 148 (CanLII):

The police need only point to objectively discernable facts (Savage, at para. 30). Reasonable grounds to detain means “reasonable grounds to suspect” (R v. MacKenzie, 2013 SCC 50 at para. 38).

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