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Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Version of section 179 from 2013-02-28 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Recommendations

  •  (1) When informing the Commissioner, or the Commissioner and the Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada, as the case may be, of a problem, the Correctional Investigator may make any recommendation that the Correctional Investigator considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Recommendations in relation to decision, recommendation, etc.

    (2) In making recommendations in relation to a decision, recommendation, act or omission referred to in subsection 167(1), the Correctional Investigator may, without restricting the generality of subsection (1), recommend that

    • (a) reasons be given to explain why the decision or recommendation was made or the act or omission occurred;

    • (b) the decision, recommendation, act or omission be referred to the appropriate authority for further consideration;

    • (c) the decision or recommendation be cancelled or varied;

    • (d) the act or omission be rectified; or

    • (e) the law, practice or policy on which the decision, recommendation, act or omission was based be altered or reconsidered.

  • Marginal note:Recommendations not binding

    (3) Neither the Commissioner nor the Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada is bound to act on any finding or recommendation made under this section.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 179
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 160
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