Marginal note:Payments to offenders
(a) encouraging offenders to participate in programs provided by the Service, or
(b) providing financial assistance to offenders to facilitate their reintegration into the community,
the Commissioner may authorize payments to offenders at rates approved by the Treasury Board.
(2) Where an offender receives a payment referred to in subsection (1) or income from a prescribed source, the Service may
(a) make deductions from that payment or income in accordance with regulations made under paragraph 96(z.2) and any Commissioner’s Directive; and
(b) require that the offender pay to Her Majesty in right of Canada, in accordance with regulations made pursuant to paragraph 96(z.2.1) and as set out in a Commissioner’s Directive, an amount, not exceeding thirty per cent of the gross payment referred to in subsection (1) or gross income, for reimbursement of the costs of the offender’s food and accommodation incurred while the offender was receiving that income or payment, or for reimbursement of the costs of work-related clothing provided to the offender by the Service.
- 1992, c. 20, s. 78
- 1995, c. 42, s. 20
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