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National Defence Act

Version of section 227.02 from 2011-04-15 to 2023-03-06:


Marginal note:Date order begins

  •  (1) An order made under section 227.01 begins on the day on which it is made.

  • Marginal note:Duration of order

    (2) An order made under subsection 227.01(1) or (2)

    • (a) ends 10 years after it was made if the maximum term of imprisonment for the offence in connection with which it was made is five years or less;

    • (b) ends 20 years after it was made if the maximum term of imprisonment for the offence is 10 or 14 years; and

    • (c) applies for life if the maximum term of imprisonment for the offence is life.

  • Marginal note:Duration of order

    (2.1) An order made under subsection 227.01(1) applies for life if the person is convicted of, or found not responsible on account of mental disorder for, more than one offence referred to in paragraph (a) or (c) of the definition designated offence in section 227.

  • Marginal note:Duration of order

    (3) An order made under subsection 227.01(1) or (2) applies for life if the person is, or was at any time, subject to an obligation under section 227.06 of this Act, section 490.019 or 490.02901 of the Criminal Code or section 36.1 of the International Transfer of Offenders Act.

  • Marginal note:Duration of order

    (4) An order made under subsection 227.01(1) or (2) applies for life if the person is, or was at any time, subject to an order made previously under section 227.01 of this Act or section 490.012 of the Criminal Code.

  • Marginal note:Duration of order

    (5) An order made under subsection 227.01(3) applies for life.

  • 2007, c. 5, s. 4
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 48
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