Deductions and Reimbursement for Accommodation, Food and Work-Related Clothing
104.1 (1) The following sources of income are prescribed for the purposes of subsection 78(2) of the Act:
(a) employment in the community while on work release or conditional release;
(b) employment in a penitentiary provided by a third party;
(c) a business operated by the offender;
(d) hobby craft or custom work; and
(e) a pension from a private or government source.
(2) Deductions may be made pursuant to paragraph 78(2)(a) of the Act for the purpose of reimbursing Her Majesty in right of Canada for the costs of food and accommodation and the costs of work-related clothing provided to the offender by the Service.
(3) The Service shall make the deduction referred to in paragraph 78(2)(a) of the Act before depositing the offender's earnings into the Inmate Trust Fund.
(4) The Commissioner is authorized to fix, by Commissioner's Directive, the amount or maximum amount of any deduction made pursuant to paragraph 78(2)(a) of the Act and the amount to be reimbursed, by percentage or otherwise, pursuant to paragraph 78(2)(b) of the Act.
(5) Subject to subsections (7) and 111(3), where an offender fails to pay an amount to Her Majesty in right of Canada pursuant to paragraph 78(2)(b) of the Act, the Service shall withdraw such moneys either at one time or at regular intervals from the offender's Inmate Trust Fund account until the amount owing is paid.
(6) Any amount owing to Her Majesty in right of Canada by an offender pursuant to paragraph 78(2)(b) of the Act is a debt to the Crown that may be collected by the Service in accordance with this section or the Financial Administration Act.
(7) Where the institutional head determines, on the basis of information that is supplied by an offender, that a deduction or payment of an amount that is referred to in this section will unduly interfere with the ability of the offender to meet the objectives of the offender's correctional plan or to meet basic needs or family or parental responsibilities, the institutional head shall reduce or waive the deduction or payment to allow the offender to meet those objectives, needs or responsibilities.
- SOR/96-108, s. 2.
105. CORCAN shall ensure that an inmate who participates in CORCAN activities
(a) is fully, regularly and suitably employed in a work environment that strives to achieve private sector standards of productivity and quality so that the inmate will be better able to obtain and hold employment when the inmate returns to the community; and
(b) is provided with programs and services that facilitate the inmate's re-entry into the community.
106. Goods and services that are produced or made available by CORCAN may be transferred, leased, loaned or provided to
(a) any department, branch or agency of the Government of Canada or the government of a province or to any municipality;
(b) any charitable, non-profit, religious or spiritual organization; or
(c) any purchaser in the ordinary course of trade under competitive conditions.
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