[omitted (1), (2), (3) and (3.01)]
- Conditions in recognizance
(3.02) The provincial court judge may add any reasonable conditions to the recognizance that the judge considers desirable to secure the good conduct of the defendant, including conditions that
- (a) prohibit the defendant from having any contact — including communicating by any means — with a person under the age of 16 years, unless the defendant does so under the supervision of a person whom the judge considers appropriate;
- (a.1) prohibit the defendant from using the Internet or other digital network, unless the defendant does so in accordance with conditions set by the judge;
- (b) prohibit the defendant from attending a public park or public swimming area where persons under the age of 16 years are present or can reasonably be expected to be present, or a daycare centre, schoolground or playground;
- (b.1) prohibit the defendant from communicating, directly or indirectly, with any person identified in the recognizance, or refrain from going to any place specified in the recognizance, except in accordance with the conditions specified in the recognizance that the judge considers necessary;
- (c) require the defendant to participate in a treatment program;
- (d) require the defendant to wear an electronic monitoring device, if the Attorney General makes the request;
- (e) require the defendant to remain within a specified geographic area unless written permission to leave that area is obtained from the provincial court judge;
- (f) require the defendant to return to and remain at his or her place of residence at specified times; or
- (g) require the defendant to abstain from the consumption of drugs except in accordance with a medical prescription, of alcohol or of any other intoxicating substance.
- Conditions — firearms
(3.03) The provincial court judge shall consider whether it is desirable, in the interests of the defendant’s safety or that of any other person, to prohibit the defendant from possessing any firearm, cross-bow, prohibited weapon, restricted weapon, prohibited device, ammunition, prohibited ammunition or explosive substance, or all of those things. If the judge decides that it is desirable to do so, the judge shall add that condition to the recognizance and specify the period during which the condition applies.
- Surrender, etc.
(3.04) If the provincial court judge adds a condition described in subsection (3.03) [ offence peace bond – conditions — firearms] to a recognizance, the judge shall specify in the recognizance how the things referred to in that subsection that are in the defendant’s possession should be surrendered, disposed of, detained, stored or dealt with and how the authorizations, licences and registration certificates that are held by the defendant should be surrendered.
- Condition — reporting
(3.05) The provincial court judge shall consider whether it is desirable to require the defendant to report to the correctional authority of a province or to an appropriate police authority. If the judge decides that it is desirable to do so, the judge shall add that condition to the recognizance.
[omitted (3.1), (4) and (5)]
1993, c. 45, s. 11;
1997, c. 18, s. 113;
2002, c. 13, s. 81;
2008, c. 6, ss. 52, 54, 62;
2012, c. 1, s. 37;
2014, c. 21, s. 4, c. 25, s. 31;
2019, c. 25, s. 320.