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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations

Version of section 164 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-11-29:

  •  (1) Any review by the Board of the case of an offender who is serving, in a penitentiary, a sentence of life imprisonment imposed as a minimum punishment or commuted from a sentence of death, or a sentence of detention for an indeterminate period, and who applies for an unescorted temporary absence, shall be by way of hearing until a first unescorted temporary absence is authorized or a first day parole is granted by the Board.

  • (2) Where the Board’s approval is required pursuant to subsection 747(2) of the Criminal Code, any review by the Board of the case of an offender who is serving a sentence of life imprisonment as a minimum punishment or commuted from a sentence of death, and who applies for an escorted temporary absence for community service, family contact, personal development for rehabilitative purposes or parental responsibilities, shall be by way of hearing until a first escorted temporary absence is approved by the Board.

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