142. (1) A claimant may submit an appeal, in writing, to the Minister or authorized person respecting the refusal to pay compensation, the amount of compensation paid or the discontinuance of payment of compensation.
(2) The Minister or authorized person shall, within a reasonable time, advise the claimant, in writing, of the decision on the appeal and the reasons for the decision.
143. Where compensation is payable to a claimant who cannot manage the claimant's own financial affairs, the Minister or authorized person may pay the compensation to the person who is managing the claimant's financial affairs.
144. No compensation may be assigned, charged, attached, anticipated, commuted or given as security.
145. This Part does not apply in respect of provincial parole boards.
146. (1) The power of the institutional head, under subsection 116(10) of the Act, to cancel an unescorted temporary absence after its commencement may be exercised by a person responsible for a parole office.
(2) The power of the institutional head, under subsection 117(3) of the Act, to suspend an unescorted temporary absence may be exercised by a person responsible for a parole office.
(3) The duty of the Commissioner, under subsection 129(3) of the Act, to refer a case to the Chairperson of the Board may be exercised by the Senior Deputy Commissioner or, where the Senior Deputy Commissioner is absent or incapacitated or where the office is vacant, by the person acting in the place of the Senior Deputy Commissioner.
Number of Members that Constitute a Panel
147. The review of the case of an offender shall be made by a panel that consists of at least one member of the Board if the review involves making a decision respecting
(a) terminating or revoking the parole or statutory release of the offender;
(b) cancelling the suspension, termination or revocation of the parole or statutory release of the offender;
(c) cancelling a decision to authorize the unescorted temporary absence of the offender referred to in paragraph 107(1)(e) of the Act;
(d) confirming the decision to terminate or revoke parole or statutory release of the offender;
(e) cancelling the suspension of the long-term supervision of the offender;
(f) recommending the laying of an information charging the offender with an offence under section 753.3 of the Criminal Code;
(g) imposing conditions on the offender under subsection 133(3), (4) or (4.1) or 134.1(2) of the Act,
(i) before or after the release of the offender, in the case of the statutory release or long-term supervision of the offender, or
(ii) after the release of the offender, in the case of a release on parole or on an unescorted temporary absence;
(h) relieving from the compliance with, or varying the application of, the conditions referred to in subsection 133(2) or 134.1(1) of the Act;
(i) removing or varying a condition imposed on the offender under subsection 133(3), (4) or (4.1) or 134.1(2) of the Act;
(j) granting parole or cancelling a decision to grant parole to the offender who is serving a sentence of imprisonment of less than two years; and
(k) postponing a review.
- SOR/2009-308, s. 1;
- SOR/2012-234, s. 1.
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