Marginal note:Determination of eligibility date for parole
226. (1) Where an offender who was serving a sentence before the commencement day is sentenced, before that sentence expires and after the coming into force of section 743.6 of the Criminal Code, to another sentence for an offence referred to in that section that was prosecuted by way of indictment, and the court determines pursuant to that section that the offender shall serve one half of the sentence imposed by it, that offender may be released on full parole after having served a period of imprisonment equal to the lesser of one half or ten years of that other sentence and, in addition,
(a) where the two sentences are to be served concurrently, one third of any portion of the first sentence that is not served concurrently with the other sentence; or
(b) where the two sentences are to be served consecutively, the lesser of
(i) one third of the first sentence, and
(ii) the portion of the sentence that would have had to be served before full parole could have been granted in the event that the two sentences were to have been served concurrently.
Marginal note:Maximum period
(2) No offender referred to in subsection (1) is required to serve more than one half of the offender’s sentence before becoming eligible to be released on full parole.
- 1992, c. 20, s. 226;
- 1995, c. 22, s. 13, c. 42, ss. 69(E), 70(E).
Marginal note:Revocation of mandatory supervision
227. Where a person was released before the commencement day subject to mandatory supervision following an order referred to in section 26.1 of the Penitentiary Act and the release subject to mandatory supervision is revoked under Part II of this Act, the offender is not entitled to be released thereafter on statutory release under that Part.
Marginal note:Remission forfeited under Penitentiary Act
227.1 Any remission that was forfeited under subsection 25(6) of the Penitentiary Act, as that Act read immediately before November 1, 1992, is deemed, as of November 1, 1992, to be recredited and the offender continues to be subject to the order under subsection 21.4(4) of the Parole Act, as that Act read immediately before November 1, 1992, as if the order had been made under section 130 of this Act.
- 1995, c. 42, s. 63.
228. and 229. [Amendments]
Marginal note:Correctional Investigator
230. The person holding office as Correctional Investigator under the Inquiries Act immediately before the coming into force of this section continues in office as Correctional Investigator and shall be deemed to have been appointed under Part III of this Act for a term of one year beginning on the coming into force of this section.
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