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Corrections and Conditional Release Act (S.C. 1992, c. 20)

Act current to 2023-11-14 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Obligations of Service

  •  (1) The Service shall, every day, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., provide an inmate in a structured intervention unit

    • (a) an opportunity to spend a minimum of four hours outside the inmate’s cell; and

    • (b) an opportunity to interact, for a minimum of two hours, with others, through activities including, but not limited to,

      • (i) programs, interventions and services that encourage the inmate to make progress towards the objectives of their correctional plan or that support the inmate’s reintegration into the mainstream inmate population, and

      • (ii) leisure time.

  • Marginal note:Time included

    (2) Time spent interacting under paragraph (1)(b) outside an inmate’s cell counts as time spent outside the inmate’s cell under paragraph (1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Time not included

    (3) If an inmate takes a shower outside their cell, the time spent doing so does not count as time spent outside the inmate’s cell under paragraph (1)(a).

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