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Version of section 672.121 from 2014-07-11 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Review Board may order assessment

 The Review Board that has jurisdiction over an accused found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder or unfit to stand trial may order an assessment of the mental condition of the accused of its own motion or on application of the prosecutor or the accused, if it has reasonable grounds to believe that such evidence is necessary to

  • (a) make a recommendation to the court under subsection 672.851(1);

  • (b) make a disposition under section 672.54 in one of the following circumstances:

    • (i) no assessment report on the mental condition of the accused is available,

    • (ii) no assessment of the mental condition of the accused has been conducted in the last twelve months, or

    • (iii) the accused has been transferred from another province under section 672.86; or

  • (c) determine whether to refer to the court for review under subsection 672.84(1) a finding that an accused is a high-risk accused.

  • 2005, c. 22, s. 3
  • 2014, c. 6, s. 4

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