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2. In this Act, “justice system participant” means (a) a member of the Senate, of the House of Commons, of a legislative assembly or of a municipal council, and (b) a person who plays a role in the administration of criminal justice, including (i) the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and a Minister responsible for policing in a province, (ii) a prosecutor, a lawyer, a member of the Chambre des notaires du Québec and an officer of a court, (iii) a judge and a justice, (iv) a juror and a person who is summoned as a juror, (v) an informant, a prospective witness, a witness under subpoena and a witness who has testified, (vi) a peace officer within the meaning of any of paragraphs (b), (c), (d), (e) and (g) of the definition “peace officer”, (vii) a civilian employee of a police force, (viii) a person employed in the administration of a court, (viii.1) a public officer within the meaning of subsection 25.1(1) and a person acting at the direction of such an officer, (ix) an employee of the Canada Revenue Agency who is involved in the investigation of an offence under an Act of Parliament, (ix.1) an employee of the Canada Border Services Agency who is involved in the investigation of an offence under an Act of Parliament, (x) an employee of a federal or provincial correctional service, a parole supervisor and any other person who is involved in the administration of a sentence under the supervision of such a correctional service and a person who conducts disciplinary hearings under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, and (xi) an employee and a member of the Parole Board of Canada and of a provincial parole board;

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use-of-force-during-arrestA stay of proceedings is granted online in "the rarest of cases." In this case, Mr. Lewandowski demonstrated that the excessive use of force used during the arrest was such a case. After a preliminary inquiry where the officers were contradicted internally and externally, the Crown made the right decision, and stayed the charge on the eve of trial.

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