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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of section 288 from 2010-12-10 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Absolute or conditional discharge

  •  (1) Where an offender has pleaded guilty to or been found guilty of an offence, the court may, instead of convicting the offender, by order direct that the offender be discharged absolutely or on conditions having any or all of the effects described in paragraphs 291(1)(a) to (q).

  • Marginal note:Conditions of order

    (2) If an order is made under subsection (1) and the offender contravenes or fails to comply with it, or is convicted of an offence under this Act, the prosecutor may apply to the court to revoke the discharge, convict the offender of the offence to which the discharge relates and impose any sentence that could have been imposed if the offender had been convicted at the time the order was made.

  • 1999, c. 33, s. 288
  • 2009, c. 14, s. 82
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