Number of Jurors in a Jury in Canada

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How many jurors are there in a jury in Canada?

From 6 to 12.

According to the Criminal Code of Canada (part XX), criminal trials in which a jury is needed must have a 12-juror jury. If one or more jurors are dismissed during the trial process, trial may proceed with at least 10 jurors (section 644); jury’â„¢s decision must be unanimous. Although most civil trials in Canada don’â„¢t require a jury, civil case juries must be composed of 6 jurors; unanimous decision is not necessary in such cases ‘“ only 5 of the 6 jurors must come to an agreement.

 

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