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This enactment amends the Criminal Code to require that a presentence report contain information on any aspect of the offender’s mental condition that is relevant for sentencing purposes.
Available on the House of Commons website at the following address:
R.S., c. C-46
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1 Subsection 721(3) of the Criminal Code is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a):
(a.1) any aspect of the offender’s mental condition that is relevant for sentencing purposes, as well as any mental health services or support available to the offender;
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