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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The Service shall give, to each inmate on the inmate’s release from penitentiary, where necessary,

    • (a) clothing suitable to the season and to the requirements of the inmate’s release plan; and

    • (b) an amount to cover travelling and living expenses

      • (i) to the destination specified in the inmate’s release plan, or

      • (ii) where the inmate is leaving the penitentiary on expiration of the inmate’s sentence, to

        • (A) the place where the inmate was convicted, if the inmate was convicted in Canada,

        • (B) at the request of the inmate, any place no further distant than the place referred to in clause (A), or

        • (C) any place in Canada, with the approval of the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner.

  • (2) Where an inmate is released from penitentiary, the Service shall ensure that the inmate is given all moneys standing to the inmate’s credit in the Inmate Trust Fund.

  • (3) Where an offender is on temporary absence, work release, parole or statutory release, the Service shall ensure that, in accordance with Commissioner’s Directives, the offender is provided with an allowance to ensure that the offender’s basic material needs are met and to permit the offender to comply with the requirements of the release plan.

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