Policy Bulletin

Policy Bulletin 525

Why was the policy changed?

Minor updates to this policy were required.

What has changed?

The changes made include:

  • changing the title of Regional Chief, Sentence Management, to Chief, Sentence Management, and
  • adding a cross-reference to CD 703 – Sentence Management.

How was it developed?

This policy was reviewed and amended by the Correctional Operations and Programs Sector and the Policy Sector.


Roles and responsibilities are detailed in the policy document.

Who will be affected by the policy?

This policy applies to staff responsible for designating places, other than penitentiaries, from which offenders may be released.

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.