Corrections and Conditional Release Act
Version of section 83 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-20:
Marginal note:Spiritual leaders and elders
83 (1) For greater certainty, aboriginal spirituality and aboriginal spiritual leaders and elders have the same status as other religions and other religious leaders.
(2) The Service shall take all reasonable steps to make available to aboriginal inmates the services of an aboriginal spiritual leader or elder after consultation with
(a) the National Aboriginal Advisory Committee mentioned in section 82; and
(b) the appropriate regional and local aboriginal advisory committees, if such committees have been established pursuant to that section.
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