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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

 Before imposing a sanction described in section 44 of the Act, the person conducting a hearing of a disciplinary offence shall consider

  • (a) the seriousness of the offence and the degree of responsibility the inmate bears for its commission;

  • (b) the least restrictive measure that would be appropriate in the circumstances;

  • (c) all relevant aggravating and mitigating circumstances, including the inmate’s behaviour in the penitentiary;

  • (d) the sanctions that have been imposed on other inmates for similar disciplinary offences committed in similar circumstances;

  • (e) the nature and duration of any other sanction described in section 44 of the Act that has been imposed on the inmate, to ensure that the combination of the sanctions is not excessive;

  • (f) any measures taken by the Service in connection with the offence before the disposition of the disciplinary charge; and

  • (g) any recommendations respecting the appropriate sanction made during the hearing.

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