Criminal Records Act

Version of section 2 from 2010-06-29 to 2012-03-12:

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) In this Act,

    “Board”

    « Commission »

    “Board” means the National Parole Board;

    “Commissioner”

    « commissaire »

    “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police;

    “Minister”

    « ministre »

    “Minister” means the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness;

    “pardon”

    « réhabilitation »

    “pardon” means a pardon granted by the Board under section 4.1;

    “period of probation”

    « période de probation »

    “period of probation” means a period during which a person convicted of an offence was directed by the court that convicted him

    • (a) to be released on his own recognizance to keep the peace and be of good behaviour, or

    • (b) to be released on or comply with the conditions prescribed in a probation order;

    “sentence”

    « peine »

    “sentence” has the same meaning as in the Criminal Code, but does not include an order made under section 109, 110, 161 or 259 of that Act or subsection 147.1(1) of the National Defence Act.

  • Marginal note:Termination of period of probation

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, the period of probation shall be deemed to have terminated at the time the recognizance or the probation order that relates to the period of probation ceased to be in force.

  • (3) [Repealed, 1992, c. 22, s. 1]

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-47, s. 2;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 45(F);
  • 1992, c. 22, s. 1;
  • 1995, c. 39, ss. 166, 191, c. 42, s. 77;
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34;
  • 2010, c. 5, ss. 7.1(E), 7.3(F).