Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2013-10-09. Previous Versions

Inmate Businesses

  •  (1) No inmate shall operate a business in a penitentiary unless the inmate obtains the approval of the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner, in accordance with subsection (2).

  • (2) The Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner may grant approval to an inmate to conduct a business, in accordance with the procedures set out in Commissioner’s Directives, where

    • (a) the security and operational constraints of the penitentiary permit the conduct of the business; and

    • (b) the business is consistent with the inmate’s correctional plan.

  • (3) Where the conditions set out in subsection (2) are no longer met, the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner may withdraw the approval granted under that subsection.

  • (4) Where the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner withdraws an approval granted under subsection (2), the Commissioner or staff member shall give the inmate

    • (a) written notice of the withdrawal of approval, including the reasons for the withdrawal; and

    • (b) a reasonable opportunity to wind up the business.

  •  (1) Where, on reception of an inmate in a penitentiary, the inmate wishes to have a business that the inmate is operating outside the penitentiary operated on the inmate’s behalf or to wind up the business, the Service shall ensure that the inmate is given a reasonable opportunity to make arrangements to have the business operated on the inmate’s behalf or wind up the business.

  • (2) Where an inmate wishes to wind up a business that the inmate is operating in the penitentiary, the Service shall ensure that the inmate is given a reasonable opportunity to wind up the business.

Aboriginal Offenders

 Where an offender submits a request for a transfer to the care and custody of an aboriginal community pursuant to subsection 81(3) of the Act, the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner shall, within 60 days after the request is made, consider the request, consult with the aboriginal community and give the offender notice in writing of the decision, including the reasons for the decision if the request is denied.

Treatment Demonstration Programs

 For the purposes of subsection 88(4) of the Act, equal numbers from the community of lay persons and registered health care professionals with expertise related to the treatment demonstration program shall constitute a treatment demonstration program committee.

Death of an Inmate

  •  (1) Where an inmate dies, the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head shall promptly notify

    • (a) subject to subsection (2), the person who the inmate indicated to the Service in writing was to be notified;

    • (b) the coroner or medical examiner who has jurisdiction over the area in which the penitentiary is located; and

    • (c) the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner.

  • (2) Where an inmate has not indicated the name of a person pursuant to subsection (1), the institutional head or staff member designated by the institutional head shall, as soon as practicable, notify the inmate’s next of kin.