How to Understand the Criminal Offence Penalty ChartThe following criminal offence penalty chart has been published with permission from Ron Jourard, criminal lawyer. Determining whether a particular offence has been prosecuted by summary conviction or indictment requires a review of the actual court documents as the Criminal Code of Canada has been amended several times. Whether an offence is summary, indictable, or hybrid (meaning it can be tried summarily or by indictment), is determined by the law at the time the charge was laid. The Chart below offers a general guideline but may not apply to your particular situation.If you[...]
RCMP will ONLY Accept Digital Fingerprints The RCMP sent out a news bulletin regarding Digital Fingerprints which states: Effective July 1, 2014, the Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (CCRTIS) will only accept electronic fingerprinting (Digital Fingerprints) submissions for civil purposes. Paper submissions will not be processed and will be returned to the originator. You are encouraged to visit the CCRTIS website to obtain information regarding accredited companies that offer Digital Fingerprints services or to consult with your local police service. We are an accredited fingerprinting agency. We can convert your ink fingerprints to digital fingerprints in compliance with the[...]
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