Marginal note:Frivolous complaints, etc.
91.1 (1) If the Commissioner is satisfied that an offender has persistently submitted complaints or grievances that are frivolous, vexatious or not made in good faith, the Commissioner may, in accordance with the prescribed procedures, prohibit an offender from submitting any further complaint or grievance except by leave of the Commissioner.
Marginal note:Review of prohibition
(2) The Commissioner shall review each prohibition under subsection (1) annually and shall give the offender written reasons for his or her decision to maintain or lift it.
- 2013, c. 3, s. 2.
91.2 The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting the complaints and grievances regime with respect to offenders who are subject to a prohibition under subsection 91.1(1).
- 2013, c. 3, s. 2.
Release of Inmates
92. An inmate may be released from a penitentiary or from any other place designated by the Commissioner.
Marginal note:Timing of release from penitentiary
93. (1) Except as provided by subsection (2), an inmate who is entitled to be released from penitentiary on a particular day by virtue of statutory release or the expiration of the sentence shall be released during normal business hours on the last working day before that day.
Marginal note:Earlier release in some cases
(2) Where the institutional head is satisfied that an inmate’s re-entry into the community will be facilitated by an earlier release than that provided for by subsection (1), the institutional head may release the inmate up to five days before the day on which the inmate is entitled to be released by virtue of statutory release or the expiration of the sentence.
Marginal note:When inmate deemed released
(3) An inmate who is released pursuant to subsection (2) shall be deemed to have been released by virtue of statutory release or the expiration of the sentence, as the case may be, at the moment of actual release.
(3.1) [Repealed, 2011, c. 11, s. 2]
Marginal note:Release on request
(4) Where an inmate who is in penitentiary pursuant to subsection 94(1) requests to be released, the Service shall release the inmate as soon as reasonably possible, but is not required to release the inmate except during normal business hours on a working day.
(5) [Repealed, 1995, c. 42, s. 23]
- 1992, c. 20, s. 93;
- 1995, c. 42, s. 23;
- 2011, c. 11, s. 2;
- 2012, c. 1, s. 67(F).
Temporary Accommodation in Penitentiary
Marginal note:Temporary stay in penitentiary
94. (1) At the request of a person who has been or is entitled to be released from a penitentiary on parole or statutory release, the institutional head may allow them to stay temporarily in the penitentiary in order to assist their rehabilitation, but the temporary stay may not extend beyond the expiration of their sentence.
Marginal note:Person deemed an inmate
(2) A person staying temporarily in a penitentiary pursuant to subsection (1) shall be deemed to be an inmate while in the penitentiary.
Marginal note:Continuation of parole or statutory release
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the parole or statutory release, as the case may be, of a person staying temporarily in a penitentiary pursuant to subsection (1) is deemed to be in force and subject to the provisions of this Act.
- 1992, c. 20, s. 94;
- 1995, c. 42, s. 24;
- 2012, c. 1, s. 68.
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