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Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Version of section 107 from 2004-10-29 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Jurisdiction of Board

  •  (1) Subject to this Act, the Prisons and Reformatories Act, the International Transfer of Offenders Act, the National Defence Act, the Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act and the Criminal Code, the Board has exclusive jurisdiction and absolute discretion

    • (a) to grant parole to an offender;

    • (b) to terminate or to revoke the parole or statutory release of an offender, whether or not the offender is in custody under a warrant of apprehension issued as a result of the suspension of the parole or statutory release;

    • (c) to cancel a decision to grant parole to an offender, or to cancel the suspension, termination or revocation of the parole or statutory release of an offender;

    • (d) to review and to decide the case of an offender referred to it pursuant to section 129; and

    • (e) to authorize or to cancel a decision to authorize the unescorted temporary absence of an offender who is serving, in a penitentiary,

      • (i) a life sentence imposed as a minimum punishment or commuted from a sentence of death,

      • (ii) a sentence for an indeterminate period, or

      • (iii) a sentence for an offence set out in Schedule I or II.

  • Marginal note:Offences under provincial Acts

    (2) The jurisdiction of the Board under subsection (1) extends to any offender sentenced to a sentence imposed under a provincial Act that is to be served in a penitentiary pursuant to section 743.1 of the Criminal Code, whether that sentence is to be served alone or concurrently with or consecutively to one or more other sentences imposed under an Act of Parliament or a provincial Act.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 107
  • 1995, c. 22, s. 13, c. 42, ss. 28(E), 70(E), 71(F)
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 110
  • 2000, c. 24, s. 36
  • 2004, c. 21, s. 40

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