Criminal Code

Version of section 380.4 from 2011-11-01 to 2015-07-22:

Marginal note:Community impact statement
  •  (1) For greater certainty, for the purpose of determining the sentence to be imposed on an offender, or whether the offender should be discharged under section 730, in respect of an offence referred to in subsection 380(1), the court may consider a statement made by a person on a community’s behalf describing the harm done to, or losses suffered by, the community arising from the commission of the offence.

  • Marginal note:Procedure

    (2) The statement must

    • (a) be prepared in writing and filed with the court;

    • (b) identify the community on whose behalf the statement is made; and

    • (c) explain how the statement reflects the community’s views.

  • Marginal note:Copy of statement

    (3) The clerk of the court shall provide a copy of the statement, as soon as practicable after a finding of guilt, to the offender or counsel for the offender, and to the prosecutor.

  • 2011, c. 6, s. 4.
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