National Defence Act
Marginal note:Rules of penitentiaries and civil prisons to apply
222 (1) A service convict, while undergoing punishment in a penitentiary, or a service prisoner, while undergoing punishment in a civil prison, shall be dealt with in the same manner as other prisoners in the place where that convict or prisoner is undergoing punishment, and all rules applicable in respect of a person sentenced by a civil court to imprisonment in a penitentiary or civil prison, as the case may be, in so far as circumstances permit, apply accordingly.
Marginal note:Jurisdiction and discretion of Parole Board of Canada
(2) Where the punishment of a service convict undergoing punishment in a penitentiary or a service prisoner undergoing punishment in a civil prison is not suspended, mitigated, commuted or remitted under this Act within six months after the date of the committal of that convict or prisoner to that penitentiary or civil prison, the Parole Board of Canada has, subject to Part II of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, exclusive jurisdiction and absolute discretion to grant, refuse to grant or revoke the parole of that convict or prisoner.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 222
- 1992, c. 20, s. 215
- 1998, c. 35, s. 63
- 2012, c. 1, s. 160
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