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

Act current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Purpose

  •  (1) The purpose of administrative segregation is to maintain the security of the penitentiary or the safety of any person by not allowing an inmate to associate with other inmates.

  • Marginal note:Duration

    (2) The inmate is to be released from administrative segregation at the earliest appropriate time.

  • Marginal note:Grounds for confining inmate in administrative segregation

    (3) The institutional head may order that an inmate be confined in administrative segregation if the institutional head is satisfied that there is no reasonable alternative to administrative segregation and he or she believes on reasonable grounds that

    • (a) the inmate has acted, has attempted to act or intends to act in a manner that jeopardizes the security of the penitentiary or the safety of any person and allowing the inmate to associate with other inmates would jeopardize the security of the penitentiary or the safety of any person;

    • (b) allowing the inmate to associate with other inmates would interfere with an investigation that could lead to a criminal charge or a charge under subsection 41(2) of a serious disciplinary offence; or

    • (c) allowing the inmate to associate with other inmates would jeopardize the inmate’s safety.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 31
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 60
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