Media Advisory - R. v. Shawn Brant Publication Ban Reinstated

    TORONTO, July 18 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Ontario Court of
Appeal has this afternoon issued an order, which has the effect of temporarily
reinstating the publication ban that was lifted earlier today in relation to
the preliminary inquiry held in the case of R. v. Shawn Brant. As a result of
this order the media should immediately cease reporting on evidence heard at
the preliminary inquiry and remove all related reports from websites.
    This afternoon's Court of Appeal order temporarily stays a ruling made
earlier today in Napanee until Wednesday afternoon, July 23rd, at 4:00 p.m. so
that a full stay application can be heard by the Court of Appeal on this

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For further information:

For further information: Sheamus Murphy, Ministry of the Attorney
General, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1785; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the
Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210

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