David Eby, Attorney General, has issued the following statement:
“Recently, there was a B.C. Supreme Court order related to R. vs. Samandeep Gill.
“I have directed, pursuant to Section 5 of the Crown Counsel Act, the B.C. Prosecution Service to retain Professor Craig Jones, QC, to review the oral ruling, as well as several other rulings applicable to this matter. He is to provide an opinion on the viability of a Crown appeal in this case.
“Professor Jones is former supervising counsel of the Constitutional and Administrative Law Group in B.C.’s ministry of justice.
“As this matter is under review, I will refrain from commenting further.”
Letter from Eby to the B.C. Prosecution Service: https://www.bclaws.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/bcgaz1/bcgaz1/26681667