Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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FORM 21(Sections 570 and 806)Warrant of Committal on Conviction


Province of ,

(territorial division).

To the peace officers in (territorial division) and to the keeper of (prison) at :

Whereas (name), in this Form called the offender, was, on the day of 20, convicted by (name of judge and court) of having committed the following offence(s) and it was adjudged that the offender be sentenced as follows:


(state offence of which offender was convicted)


(state term of imprisonment for the offence and, in case of imprisonment for default of payment of fine, so indicate together with the amount of it and applicable costs and whether payable immediately or within a time fixed)


(state the amount of time spent in custody before sentencing, the term of imprisonment that would have been imposed before any credit was granted under subsection 719(3) or (3.1), the amount of time credited, if any, and whether the sentence is consecutive or concurrent, and specify consecutive to or concurrent with what other sentence)


You are hereby commanded, in Her Majesty’s name, to arrest the offender if it is necessary to do so in order to take the offender into custody, and to take and convey him or her safely to (prison) at and deliver him or her to its keeper, who is hereby commanded to receive the accused into custody and to imprison him or her there for the term(s) of his or her imprisonment, unless, if a term of imprisonment was imposed only in default of payment of a fine or costs, those amounts and the costs and charges of the committal and of conveying the offender to that prison are paid sooner, and this is a sufficient warrant for so doing.

Dated this day of 20, at .

Clerk of the Court, Justice, Judge or Provincial Court Judge

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, Form 21;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 184;
  • 1995, c. 22, s. 9;
  • 2009, c. 29, s. 4.
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