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Probation Order Laws in Canada

Part IV of the Criminal Code / Administration of Justice

Breaking a Probation Order

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

Probation Order - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Indictable offence

Indictable offences are the most serious offences under the Criminal Code and they come with more serious punishments, up to a maximum penalty of life in prison.


Probation is ordered by the Court and allows the offender to serve their sentence in the community, subject to conditions prescribed in a probation order.

Summary conviction

Summary convictions are used for lesser offences with penalties, fines and short jail time. They reflect the majority of offences as defined in the Code.

Probation Order - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.733.1 , s.733.1
Probation Order - Referenced Links