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

Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Members of Parliament, judges

 Every member of the House of Commons, every Senator and every judge of a court in Canada has the right to

  • (a) enter any penitentiary,

  • (b) visit any part of a penitentiary, and

  • (c) visit any inmate, with the consent of the inmate,

subject to such reasonable limits as are prescribed for protecting the security of the penitentiary or the safety of persons.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 72
  • 1995, c. 42, s. 18(F)

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