Conditional Discharge

Conditional discharge is defined under Sections 730 and 731 of the Criminal Code. It is a measure that makes it possible for the individuals charged to avoid having a criminal record, for they are deemed not to be convicted of the offence (although they are nevertheless found guilty).  Conditional discharges have the same effect as an unconditional discharge, except they are subject to a probation order for generally one or

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An absolute discharge, the best sentence for a defendant found guilty

An absolute discharge is the best sentence for a person found guilty of having committed a violation of the Criminal Code of Canada. The defendant benefiting from this measure provided under Section 730 of the Criminal Code, is deemed not having been convicted of the violation. The Judge may grant an absolute disharge to a person found guilty of an offence for which the law does not require any minimum

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