SENTENCING PRINCIPLES – Section 718 Criminal Code

SENTENCING PRINCIPLES – Section 718 Criminal Code

What is the Fundamental Principle of Sentencing? The Criminal Code states that the fundamental principle, or guiding rule, of sentencing is that “[a] sentence must be proportionate to the gravity of the offence and the degree of responsibility of the offender.” This...
POSSESSION – Section 4(3) Criminal Code

POSSESSION – Section 4(3) Criminal Code

WHAT IS POSSESSION? Definition According to the law a person is in possession of something when she or he has it on their person or knowingly: has another person keeping it for him/her, or has it in a place for his or another person’s benefit. The law also states that...

SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY (SOIRA) ORDERS

What is SOIRA? SOIRA stands for the Sex Offender Information Registry Act. The purpose of this act is stated to “help police services prevent and investigate crimes of a sexual nature by requiring the registration of certain information relating to sex offenders”....
CONDITIONAL SENTENCE ORDER – Section 742.1 Criminal Code

CONDITIONAL SENTENCE ORDER – Section 742.1 Criminal Code

Conditional Sentence Order (House Arrest) A conditional sentence order (not to be confused with a conditional discharge) is, in theory, a jail sentence. However, instead of being served in an actual jail, it is served in the community. For this reason, it is commonly...
et-
Address

472 Ridout St N. London
Ontario N6A2P7

et-
Phone/Fax

Phone: (519) 645-6969
Mobile: (519) 495-0870
Fax: (519) 645-2882

et-
Lakin Afolabi Law criminal lawyers london ontario
472 Ridout St N, London, ON N6A 2P7 Phone: (519) 645-6969