1007. Fitness to plead.

1007.     Fitness to plead.

Where on the trial of a person the question arises as to whether that person is under a disability that would constitute a bar to his being tried, the question of fitness to be tried is determined by the court, without a jury, on the written recommendation of two or more registered medical practitioners1.

The question of fitness to be tried must be determined as soon as it arises2. However, the question may be postponed until any time up to the opening of the case for the defence where the court