15. The Director must
(1) inform the Attorney General, as soon as possible, of any appeal brought before the Supreme Court of Canada and of any appeal brought before the Court of Appeal when the appeal raises questions of general interest beyond the scope of those usually raised in criminal and penal prosecutions;
(2) inform the Attorney General, as soon as possible, of any case that could raise questions of general interest or require the intervention of the Minister of Justice or Attorney General; and
(3) when constitutional questions are raised before the courts, see to it that the provisions of articles 76 to 78 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25.01) are respected.
The Director must also, in criminal and penal proceedings, take the measures needed to ensure that the legitimate interests of persons who are victims of criminal offences are taken into account and that witnesses are respected and protected.
2005, c. 34, s. 15; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP); 2021, c. 132021, c. 13, s. 1441.