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National Defence Act

Version of section 153 from 2003-01-01 to 2012-03-12:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Division.

custody review officer

officier réviseur

custody review officer, in respect of a person in custody, means

  • (a) the officer who is the person’s commanding officer, or an officer who is designated by that officer; or

  • (b) if it is not practical for an officer referred to in paragraph (a) to act as the custody review officer, the officer who is the commanding officer of the unit or element where the person is in custody or an officer who is designated by that officer. (officier réviseur)

designated offence

infraction désignée

designated offence means

  • (a) an offence that is punishable under section 130 that is

    • (i) listed in section 469 of the Criminal Code,

    • (ii) contrary to subsection 5(3), 6(3) or 7(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and punishable by imprisonment for life, or

    • (iii) an offence of conspiring to commit an offence under any subsection referred to in subparagraph (ii);

  • (b) an offence under this Act where the minimum punishment is imprisonment for life;

  • (c) an offence under this Act for which a punishment higher in the scale of punishments than imprisonment for less than two years may be awarded that is alleged to have been committed while at large after having been released in respect of another offence pursuant to the provisions of this Division or Division 10;

  • (d) an offence under this Act that is a criminal organization offence; or

  • (e) an offence under this Act that is a terrorism offence. (infraction désignée)

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 153
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 47
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 40
  • 2001, c. 41, s. 100

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