Criminal Code

Version of section 742.1 from 2007-12-01 to 2012-11-19:

Marginal note:Imposing of conditional sentence

 If a person is convicted of an offence, other than a serious personal injury offence as defined in section 752, a terrorism offence or a criminal organization offence prosecuted by way of indictment for which the maximum term of imprisonment is ten years or more or an offence punishable by a minimum term of imprisonment, and the court imposes a sentence of imprisonment of less than two years and is satisfied that the service of the sentence in the community would not endanger the safety of the community and would be consistent with the fundamental purpose and principles of sentencing set out in sections 718 to 718.2, the court may, for the purpose of supervising the offender’s behaviour in the community, order that the offender serve the sentence in the community, subject to the offender’s compliance with the conditions imposed under section 742.3.

  • 1992, c. 11, s. 16;
  • 1995, c. 19, s. 38, c. 22, s. 6;
  • 1997, c. 18, s. 107.1;
  • 2007, c. 12, s. 1.
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