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

Act current to 2020-01-08 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Frisk search, room search

  •  (1) An employee of a community-based residential facility who is so authorized by the Service may

    • (a) conduct a frisk search of an offender in that facility, and

    • (b) search an offender’s room and its contents,

    where the employee suspects on reasonable grounds that the offender is violating or has violated a condition of the offender’s parole, statutory release or temporary absence and that such a search is necessary to confirm the suspected violation.

  • Marginal note:Power to seize

    (2) An employee who conducts a search pursuant to subsection (1) may seize any evidence of a violation of the offender’s conditions of release found in the course of the search.

  • Marginal note:Definition of community-based residential facility

    (3) In this section, community-based residential facility means a place that provides accommodation to offenders who are on parole, statutory release or temporary absence.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 66
  • 1995, c. 42, s. 71(F)
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