251(3) No proceedings shall be instituted under this section in respect of a vessel or aircraft, or in respect of railway equipment sent for operation or operated on a line of railway that is within the legislative authority of Parliament, without the consent in writing of the Attorney General of Canada.
dangerous-offender-status-avoidedA dangerous offender designation is the most serious penalty in Canadian criminal law. Such a finding means that the offender may never be released from prison. In this case, the Crown pursued this application. Instead of life in prison, Mr. Lewandowski had the client released in one year.