Policy Bulletin

Policy Bulletin 175

What is new/changed?

Technical amendments to Commissioner's Directive 581 - Violations of the Law by Inmates.

Why was the policy changed?

A review was conducted by Security, Legal Services and Policy to ensure that the provisions on inmates rights were current with recent court cases and implications of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Paragraph 12 is being amended to be consistent with paragraph 24 of the revised CD 580 - Discipline of Inmates.

What is the purpose of the change?

To be consistent with changes in law and practice.



Who will be affected by the policy?

Inmates who have been suspected of committing a criminal offence.

Expected cost?

No cost.

Other impacts?



  • Pierre Bernier
  • TEL. : (613) 996-1135

For more information

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