Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2013-12-12. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Supervisor may propose changes to optional conditions
  •  (1) Where an offender’s supervisor is of the opinion that a change in circumstances makes a change to the optional conditions desirable, the supervisor shall give written notification of the proposed change, and the reasons for it, to the offender, to the prosecutor and to the court.

  • Marginal note:Hearing

    (2) Within seven days after receiving a notification referred to in subsection (1),

    • (a) the offender or the prosecutor may request the court to hold a hearing to consider the proposed change, or

    • (b) the court may, of its own initiative, order that a hearing be held to consider the proposed change,

    and a hearing so requested or ordered shall be held within thirty days after the receipt by the court of the notification referred to in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Decision at hearing

    (3) At a hearing held pursuant to subsection (2), the court

    • (a) shall approve or refuse to approve the proposed change; and

    • (b) may make any other change to the optional conditions that the court deems appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Where no hearing requested or ordered

    (4) Where no request or order for a hearing is made within the time period stipulated in subsection (2), the proposed change takes effect fourteen days after the receipt by the court of the notification referred to in subsection (1), and the supervisor shall so notify the offender and file proof of that notification with the court.

  • Marginal note:Changes proposed by offender or prosecutor

    (5) Subsections (1) and (3) apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, in respect of a change proposed by the offender or the prosecutor to the optional conditions, and in all such cases a hearing must be held, and must be held within thirty days after the receipt by the court of the notification referred to in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Judge may act in chambers

    (6) All the functions of the court under this section may be exercised in chambers.

  • 1995, c. 22, s. 6;
  • 1999, c. 5, s. 39.
Marginal note:Transfer of order
  •  (1) Where an offender who is bound by a conditional sentence order becomes a resident of a territorial division, other than the territorial division where the order was made, on the application of a supervisor, the court that made the order may, subject to subsection (1.1), transfer the order to a court in that other territorial division that would, having regard to the mode of trial of the offender, have had jurisdiction to make the order in that other territorial division if the offender had been tried and convicted there of the offence in respect of which the order was made, and the order may thereafter be dealt with and enforced by the court to which it is so transferred in all respects as if that court had made the order.

  • Marginal note:Attorney General’s consent

    (1.1) The transfer may be granted only with

    • (a) the consent of the Attorney General of the province in which the conditional sentence order was made, if the two territorial divisions are not in the same province; or

    • (b) the consent of the Attorney General of Canada, if the proceedings that led to the issuance of the conditional sentence order were instituted by or on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada.

  • Marginal note:Where court unable to act

    (2) Where a court that has made a conditional sentence order or to which a conditional sentence order has been transferred pursuant to subsection (1) is for any reason unable to act, the powers of that court in relation to the conditional sentence order may be exercised by any other court that has equivalent jurisdiction in the same province.

  • 1995, c. 22, s. 6;
  • 1999, c. 5, s. 40.