section 512(1)

SECTION WORDING

512(1) A justice may, where the justice has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that it is necessary in the public interest to issue a summons or a warrant for the arrest of the accused, issue a summons or warrant, notwithstanding that (a) an appearance notice or a promise to appear or a recognizance entered into before an officer in charge or another peace officer has been confirmed or cancelled under subsection 508(1); (b) a summons has previously been issued under subsection 507(4); or (c) the accused has been released unconditionally or with the intention of compelling his appearance by way of summons.