R. v. Osvath,  1 S.C.R. 7
Csaba Osvath Appellant
Her Majesty The Queen Respondent
Indexed as: R. v. Osvath
File No.: 25160.
1997: January 23.
Present: L’Heureux‑Dubé, Sopinka, Gonthier, Cory, McLachlin, Iacobucci and Major JJ.
on appeal from the court of appeal for ontario
Jurisdiction ‑‑ Supreme Court -- Issue not raising question of law alone ‑‑ Court without jurisdiction to hear appeal.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal (1996), 87 O.A.C. 274, 46 C.R. (4th) 124, allowing an appeal from conviction by Crane J. Appeal dismissed, L’Heureux‑Dubé, Gonthier and McLachlin JJ. dissenting.
Robert Kelly, for the appellant.
Neil R. Jones, for the respondent.
The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by
1 L’Heureux‑Dubé J. ‑‑ The majority is of the view that this appeal does not raise a question of law alone and, accordingly, this Court has no jurisdiction to hear the appeal. The appeal is quashed, L’Heureux‑Dubé, Gonthier and McLachlin JJ. dissenting.
Solicitors for the appellant: Mackesy, Smye, Turnbull, Grilli, Jones, Winward & Mahler, Hamilton.
Solicitor for the respondent: The Attorney General for Ontario, Toronto.