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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66-67-68 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018-2019
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-466
An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (disclosure of information to victims)
FIRST READING, June 19, 2019
Ms. Raitt
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to provide that information that is disclosed to the victim of an offence regarding eligibility dates and review dates applicable to the offender in respect of temporary absences, releases or parole must include an explanation of how the dates were determined.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66-67-68 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017-2018-2019
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-466
An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (disclosure of information to victims)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1992, c. 20

Corrections and Conditional Release Act

1(1)Subparagraph 26(1)‍(a)‍(iv) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act is replaced by the following:
(iv)eligibility dates and review dates applicable to the offender under this Act in respect of temporary absences or parole, and an explanation of how those dates have been determined;
(2)Subparagraph 26(1)‍(c)‍(i) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(i)the date, if any, on which the offender is to be released on temporary absence, work release, par­ole or statutory release, and an explanation of how that date has been determined,
2(1)Subparagraph 142(1)‍(a)‍(iv) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(iv)eligibility dates and review dates applicable to the offender under this Part in respect of unescorted temporary absences or parole, and an explanation of how those dates have been determined; and
(2)Subparagraph 142(1)‍(b)‍(iii) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(iii)the date, if any, on which the offender is to be released on unescorted temporary absence, escorted temporary absence if the Board has approved the absence as required by subsection 746.1(2) of the Criminal Code, parole or statutory release, and an explanation of how that date has been determined,

Coordinating Amendment

2015, c. 11
3(1)In this section, “other Act” means An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders.
(2)If section 6 of the other Act comes into force before subsection 2(2) of this Act, then
(a)that subsection 2(2) is deemed never to have come into force and is repealed; and
(b)subparagraph 142(1)‍(c)‍(i) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act is replaced by the following:
(i)the date, if any, on which the offender is to be released on unescorted temporary absence, escorted temporary absence if the Board has approved the absence as required by subsection 746.1(2) of the Criminal Code, parole or statutory release, and an explanation of how that date has been determined,
(3)If subsection 2(2) of this Act comes into force before section 6 of the other Act, then, on the day on which that section 6 comes into force, subparagraph 142(1)‍(c)‍(i) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act is replaced by the following:
(i)the date, if any, on which the offender is to be released on unescorted temporary absence, escorted temporary absence if the Board has approved the absence as required by subsection 746.1(2) of the Criminal Code, parole or statutory release, and an explanation of how that date has been determined,
(4)If section 6 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsection 2(2) of this Act, then that subsection 2(2) is deemed to have come into force before that section 6 and subsection (3) applies as a consequence.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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