Criminal Code

Version of section 672.35 from 2012-03-13 to 2013-02-27:

Marginal note:Effect of verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder

 Where a verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder is rendered, the accused shall not be found guilty or convicted of the offence, but

  • (a) the accused may plead autrefois acquit in respect of any subsequent charge relating to that offence;

  • (b) any court may take the verdict into account in considering an application for judicial interim release or in considering what dispositions to make or sentence to impose for any other offence; and

  • (c) the National Parole Board or any provincial parole board may take the verdict into account in considering an application by the accused for parole or for a record suspension under the Criminal Records Act in respect of any other offence.

  • 1991, c. 43, s. 4;
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 145.
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