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stay of execution

To postpone the enforcement of a judgment or order pending a decision of the court of appeal.

subpoena

A document issued under the authority of a court, compelling the appearance of a witness

summary conviction offence

An offence of a less serious nature and carrying a lesser penalty than an indictable offence

summary offence

An offence of a less serious nature and carrying a lesser penalty than an indictable offence

summons

An order requiring a person to appear in court to answer to a charge, respond to a lawsuit or be available for jury duty; the summons outlines the date, time and location of the court appearance

supernumerary

Under The Judges Act, a judge who has been in office for at least 15 years and has combined age and years of judicial service of not less than 80 may elect to hold office as a supernumerary judge and thereby hear a reduced number of trials or appeals.