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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:Correctional Service of Canada

 There shall continue to be a correctional service in and for Canada, to be known as the Correctional Service of Canada, which shall be responsible for

  • (a) the care and custody of inmates;

  • (b) the provision of programs that contribute to the rehabilitation of offenders and to their successful reintegration into the community;

  • (c) the preparation of inmates for release;

  • (d) parole, statutory release supervision and long-term supervision of offenders; and

  • (e) maintaining a program of public education about the operations of the Service.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 5
  • 1997, c. 17, s. 13

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