Safe Streets and Communities Act (S.C. 2012, c. 1)

Assented to 2012-03-13

 Subsection 272(2) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (a.1) and by adding the following after that paragraph:

  • (a.2) if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of five years; and

 Subsection 273(2) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (a.1) and by adding the following after that paragraph:

  • (a.2) if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for life and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of five years; and

 Subsection 486(3) of the Act is amended by replacing “171, 172, 172.1” with “170, 171, 171.1, 172, 172.1, 172.2”.

 Subparagraph 486.4(1)(a)(i) of the Act is amended by replacing

  • (a) “171, 172, 172.1” with “171, 171.1, 172, 172.1, 172.2”; and

  • (b) “279.03” with “279.03, 280, 281”.

Marginal note:2010, c. 17, s. 3(1)

 Subparagraph (a)(i.91) of the definition “primary designated offence” in section 487.04 of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (i.901) section 171.1 (making sexually explicit material available to child),

  • (i.91) section 172.1 (luring a child),

  • (i.911) section 172.2 (agreement or arrangement — sexual offence against child),

Marginal note:2004, c. 10, s. 20

 Subparagraph (a)(x) of the definition “designated offence” in subsection 490.011(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (ix.1) section 171.1 (making sexually explicit material available to child),

  • (x) section 172.1 (luring a child),

  • (x.1) section 172.2 (agreement or arrangement — sexual offence against child),

Marginal note:2001, c. 41, s. 133(15)
  •  (1) Paragraph 515(4.1)(c) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:1999, c. 5, s. 21

    (2) Paragraph 515(6)(d) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (d) with having committed an offence punishable by imprisonment for life under any of sections 5 to 7 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act or the offence of conspiring to commit such an offence.

Marginal note:1996, c. 19, s. 72

 Subparagraph 553(c)(xi) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:2007, c. 12, s. 1

 Section 742.1 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Imposing of conditional sentence

742.1 If a person is convicted of an offence and the court imposes a sentence of imprisonment of less than two years, the court may, for the purpose of supervising the offender’s behaviour in the community, order that the offender serve the sentence in the community, subject to the conditions imposed under section 742.3, if

  • (a) the court is satisfied that the service of the sentence in the community would not endanger the safety of the community and would be consistent with the fundamental purpose and principles of sentencing set out in sections 718 to 718.2;

  • (b) the offence is not an offence punishable by a minimum term of imprisonment;

  • (c) the offence is not an offence, prosecuted by way of indictment, for which the maximum term of imprisonment is 14 years or life;

  • (d) the offence is not a terrorism offence, or a criminal organization offence, prosecuted by way of indictment, for which the maximum term of imprisonment is 10 years or more;

  • (e) the offence is not an offence, prosecuted by way of indictment, for which the maximum term of imprisonment is 10 years, that

    • (i) resulted in bodily harm,

    • (ii) involved the import, export, trafficking or production of drugs, or

    • (iii) involved the use of a weapon; and

  • (f) the offence is not an offence, prosecuted by way of indictment, under any of the following provisions:

    • (i) section 144 (prison breach),

    • (ii) section 264 (criminal harassment),

    • (iii) section 271 (sexual assault),

    • (iv) section 279 (kidnapping),

    • (v) section 279.02 (trafficking in persons — material benefit),

    • (vi) section 281 (abduction of person under fourteen),

    • (vii) section 333.1 (motor vehicle theft),

    • (viii) paragraph 334(a) (theft over $5000),

    • (ix) paragraph 348(1)(e) (breaking and entering a place other than a dwelling-house),

    • (x) section 349 (being unlawfully in a dwelling-house), and

    • (xi) section 435 (arson for fraudulent purpose).

Marginal note:2008, c. 6, s. 40

 Subparagraph (b)(x) of the definition “designated offence” in section 752 of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (ix.1) section 172.2 (agreement or arrangement — sexual offence against child),

  • (x) subsection 212(1) (procuring),

  • (x.1) subsection 212(2) (living on avails of prostitution of person under eighteen),

Marginal note:2002, c. 13, s. 76

 Paragraph 753.1(2)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) the offender has been convicted of an offence under section 151 (sexual interference), 152 (invitation to sexual touching) or 153 (sexual exploitation), subsection 163.1(2) (making child pornography), 163.1(3) (distribution, etc., of child pornography), 163.1(4) (possession of child pornography) or 163.1(4.1) (accessing child pornography), section 170 (parent or guardian procuring sexual activity), 171 (householder permitting sexual activity), 171.1 (making sexually explicit material available to child), 172.1 (luring a child) or 172.2 (agreement or arrangement — sexual offence against child), subsection 173(2) (exposure), 212(2) (living on the avails of prostitution of person under eighteen), 212(2.1) (aggravated offence in relation to living on the avails of prostitution of a person under the age of eighteen years) or 212(4) (offence — prostitution of person under eighteen) or section 271 (sexual assault), 272 (sexual assault with a weapon) or 273 (aggravated sexual assault), or has engaged in serious conduct of a sexual nature in the commission of another offence of which the offender has been convicted; and

  •  (1) Subsection 810.1(1) of the Act is amended by replacing

    • (a) “151, 152, 155” with “151 or 152, subsection 153(1), section 155”;

    • (b) “171 or 172.1” with “171, 171.1, 172.1 or 172.2”;

    • (c) “173(2)” with “173(2) or 212(1), (2), (2.1) or (4)”; and

    • (d) “272 or 273” with “272, 273, 280 or 281”.

  • Marginal note:2008, c. 6, par. 62(2)(b)

    (2) Paragraph 810.1(3.02)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (a) prohibit the defendant from having any contact — including communicating by any means — with a person under the age of 16 years, unless the defendant does so under the supervision of a person whom the judge considers appropriate;

    • (a.1) prohibit the defendant from using the Internet or other digital network, unless the defendant does so in accordance with conditions set by the judge;

Marginal note:2007, c. 22, s. 23

 Subparagraph (b)(iii) of Form 5.04 in Part XXVIII of the Act is replaced by the following:

[ ] (iii) an offence under any of sections 145 to 148, subsection 160(3), sections 170, 171.1, 173, 252, 264, 264.1, 266 and 270, paragraph 348(1)(e) and sections 349 and 423 of the Criminal Code,

1996, c. 19Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  •  (1) Paragraph 5(3)(a) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act is replaced by the following:

    • (a) subject to paragraph (a.1), if the subject matter of the offence is a substance included in Schedule I or II, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for life, and

      • (i) to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year if

        • (A) the person committed the offence for the benefit of, at the direction of or in association with a criminal organization, as defined in subsection 467.1(1) of the Criminal Code,

        • (B) the person used or threatened to use violence in committing the offence,

        • (C) the person carried, used or threatened to use a weapon in committing the offence, or

        • (D) the person was convicted of a designated substance offence, or had served a term of imprisonment for a designated substance offence, within the previous 10 years, or

      • (ii) to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of two years if

        • (A) the person committed the offence in or near a school, on or near school grounds or in or near any other public place usually frequented by persons under the age of 18 years,

        • (B) the person committed the offence in a prison, as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code, or on its grounds, or

        • (C) the person used the services of a person under the age of 18 years, or involved such a person, in committing the offence;

    • (a.1) if the subject matter of the offence is a substance included in Schedule II in an amount that is not more than the amount set out for that substance in Schedule VII, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years less a day;

  • (2) Subsections 5(4) to (6) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Interpretation

      (5) For the purposes of applying subsection (3) in respect of an offence under subsection (1), a reference to a substance included in Schedule I, II, III or IV includes a reference to any substance represented or held out to be a substance included in that Schedule.

    • Marginal note:Interpretation

      (6) For the purposes of paragraph (3)(a.1) and Schedule VII, the amount of the substance means the entire amount of any mixture or substance, or the whole of any plant, that contains a detectable amount of the substance.

 
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