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

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2015-06-19. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The Service shall ensure that each inmate is given, on arrest, an opportunity to retain and instruct legal counsel without delay and that every inmate is informed of their right thereto.

  • (2) The Service shall ensure that every inmate is given a reasonable opportunity to retain and instruct legal counsel without delay and that every inmate is informed of the inmate’s right to legal counsel where the inmate

    • (a) is placed in administrative segregation; or

    • (b) is the subject of a proposed involuntary transfer pursuant to section 12 or has been the subject of an emergency transfer pursuant to section 13.

  • (3) The Service shall ensure that every inmate has reasonable access to

    • (a) legal counsel and legal reading materials;

    • (b) non-legal materials, including

      • (i) Commissioner’s Directives, and

      • (ii) regional instructions and institutional standing orders, except those relating to security matters; and

    • (c) a commissioner for taking oaths and affidavits.

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