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

Act current to 2022-07-13 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Offenders unlawfully at large

  •  (1) The Board is not required to review the case of an offender who is unlawfully at large during the period prescribed by the regulations for a review under section 122 or 123 but it shall review the case as soon as possible after being informed of the offender’s return to custody.

  • Marginal note:Timing of release

    (2) Where an offender is granted parole but no date is fixed for the offender’s release, the parole shall take effect, and the offender shall be released, forthwith after such period as is necessary to implement the decision to grant parole.

  • Marginal note:Cancellation of parole

    (3) If an offender has been granted parole under section 122 or 123, the Board may, after a review of the case based on information that could not reasonably have been provided to it at the time parole was granted, cancel the parole if the offender has not been released or terminate the parole if the offender has been released.

  • Marginal note:Cancellation of parole — drug test

    (3.1) If the Board is informed of the matters under section 123.1 and the offender has still not yet been released, the Board shall can- cel the parole if, in its opinion, based on the information received under that section, the criteria set out in paragraphs 102(a) and (b) are no longer met.

  • Marginal note:Review

    (4) If the Board exercises its power under subsection (3), it shall, within the period prescribed by the regulations, review its decision and either confirm or cancel it.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 124
  • 1995, c. 42, s. 38
  • 2011, c. 11, s. 4
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 80, c. 19, s. 526
  • 2015, c. 30, s. 3
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