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Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Version of section 83 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Spiritual leaders and elders

  •  (1) For greater certainty, aboriginal spirituality and aboriginal spiritual leaders and elders have the same status as other religions and other religious leaders.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (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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