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Criminal Code

Version of section 743.4 from 2003-01-01 to 2003-03-31:

Marginal note:Transfer of young person to place of custody

  •  (1) Where a young person is sentenced to imprisonment under this or any other Act of Parliament, the young person may, with the consent of the provincial director, be transferred to a place of custody for any portion of the young person’s term of imprisonment, but in no case shall that young person be kept in a place of custody under this section after that young person attains the age of twenty years.

  • Marginal note:Removal of young person from place of custody

    (2) Where the provincial director certifies that a young person transferred to a place of custody under subsection (1) can no longer be held therein without significant danger of escape or of detrimentally affecting the rehabilitation or reformation of other young persons held therein, the young person may be imprisoned during the remainder of his term of imprisonment in any place where that young person might, but for subsection (1), have been imprisoned.

  • Marginal note:Words and expressions

    (3) For the purposes of this section, the expressions “provincial director” and “young person” have the meanings assigned by subsection 2(1) of the Young Offenders Act, and the expression “place of custody” means “open custody” or “secure custody” within the meaning assigned by subsection 24.1(1) of that Act.

  • 1995, c. 22, s. 6

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