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Table 13: Sentences Ordered by JP Courts

Prison
Sentence 2000 2001 Jan 1 – June 30, 2002
1 day 20 17 8
2 days to 3+ months 119 143 69
4 to 6+ months 45 28 4
7 to 12+ months 6 1 3
13 to 18+ months - 2 -
19 months or more 3 1 -
Total Prison Sentences 193 192 84
Community Service 107 155 76
Fine 497 508 230
Victim Fine Surcharge 392 370 205
Restitution 56 45 20
Municipal Fine 227 293 181
Other 1 5 -

Probation
Sentence 2000 2001 Jan 1 – June 30, 2002
2 days to 3+ months 12 22 5
4 to 6+ months 70 54 20
7 to 12+ months 59 60 21
13 to 18+ months 4 7 1
19 to 24 months 2 - -
Over 24 months 1 2 5
Total Probation Sentences 148 145 52
Conditional Discharge 32 26 13

Notes:

  1. Source: Adapted from Court Services data, Department of Justice, GNWT.
  2. Includes both adults and young offenders.
  3. Sentences are not mutually exclusive; i.e., there can be more than one sentence per charge.
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