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

Act current to 2023-09-13 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Arrest without warrant — breach of conditions

 A peace officer may arrest without warrant an offender who has committed a breach of a condition of their parole, statutory release or unescorted temporary absence, or whom the peace officer finds committing such a breach, unless the peace officer

  • (a) believes on reasonable grounds that the public interest may be satisfied without arresting the person, having regard to all the circumstances including the need to

    • (i) establish the identity of the person, or

    • (ii) prevent the continuation or repetition of the breach; and

  • (b) does not believe on reasonable grounds that the person will fail to report to their parole supervisor in order to be dealt with according to law if the peace officer does not arrest the person.

  • 2012, c. 1, s. 92
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