The Criminal Code of Canada sentencing regime is set out beginning at section 718. Depending on the offence with which you are charged, different options may be available, including a conditional discharge, suspended sentence, probation, fine, conditional sentence, provincial jail term or Federal jail term. An outline of each of these sentencing options is set out below.
Criminal lawyer Paul Lewandowski discusses the utility and effect of a conditional discharge and how it can ensure that no conviction is registered against an accused.
An examination of section 742.1 of the Criminal Code of Canada which sets out the conditional sentencing regime.