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National Defence Act

Version of section 201 from 2022-06-20 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Disposition

  •  (1) When a court martial makes a disposition by virtue of subsection 200(2), it shall, taking into account the safety of the public, which is the paramount consideration, the mental condition of the accused person, the reintegration of the accused person into society and the other needs of the accused person, make one of the following dispositions that is necessary and appropriate in the circumstances:

    • (a) by order, direct that the accused person be released from custody subject to such conditions as the court martial considers appropriate; or

    • (b) by order, direct that the accused person be detained in custody in a hospital or other appropriate place determined by the court martial, subject to such conditions as the court martial considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Treatment not a condition

    (2) No order made under subsection (1) shall direct that any psychiatric or other treatment of the accused person be carried out or direct that the accused person submit to such treatment, except that the order may include a condition regarding psychiatric or other treatment where the accused person has consented to the condition and the court martial considers the condition to be reasonable and necessary in the interests of the accused person.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 201
  • 1991, c. 43, s. 18
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 130
  • 2014, c. 6, s. 22

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