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Criminal Code

Version of section 490.018 from 2023-10-26 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Requirements relating to notice

  •  (1) When a court or appeal court makes an order under section 490.012, it shall cause

    • (a) the order to be read by or to the person who is subject to it;

    • (b) a copy of the order to be given to that person;

    • (c) that person to be informed of sections 4 to 7.1 of the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, sections 490.031 and 490.0311 of this Act and section 119.1 of the National Defence Act; and

    • (d) a copy of the order to be sent to

      • (i) the Review Board that is responsible for making a disposition with respect to that person, if applicable,

      • (ii) the person in charge of the place in which that person is to serve the custodial portion of a sentence or is to be detained in custody as part of a disposition under Part XX.1, if applicable,

      • (iii) the police service whose member charged that person with the offence in connection with which the order is made, and

      • (iv) the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and, if there is a provincial police service that is responsible for the registration of information under the Sex Offender Information Registration Act in the province in which the court makes the order, the head of that police service.

  • Marginal note:Endorsement

    (2) After paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) have been complied with, the person who is subject to the order shall endorse the order.

  • Marginal note:Notice on disposition by Review Board

    (3) A Review Board shall cause a copy of the order to be given to the person who is subject to it when it directs

    • (a) under paragraph 672.54(a), that the person be discharged absolutely; or

    • (b) under paragraph 672.54(b), that the person be discharged subject to conditions, unless the conditions restrict the person’s liberty in a manner and to an extent that prevent them from complying with sections 4, 4.1, 4.3 and 6 of the Sex Offender Information Registration Act.

  • Marginal note:Notice before release

    (4) The person in charge of the place in which the person is serving the custodial portion of a sentence, or is detained in custody, before their release or discharge shall give the person a copy of the order not earlier than 10 days before their release or discharge.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 20
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 18
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 11
  • 2023, c. 28, s. 12

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