The Review Board Systems in Canada: An Overview of Results from the Mentally Disordered Accused Data Collection Study

Figure 3: Disposition Patterns: A Follow–up of NCRMD/UST Cases Initiated in 1992/1993

Figure 3, horizontal bar chart representing the percentage of cases receiving various dispositions at the 2004 follow-up. The cases are divided into those still in the review board system and those no longer in the review board system. [Description]

  1. AD=Absolute Discharge (includes NCRMD/UST cases were the charges were stayed/withdrawn and UST cases where the accused was returned to court and found fit).
  2. CD=Conditional Discharge.
  3. DET=Detention.

Long description

The Y axis lists disposition patterns and is divided into two sections for those still in the review board system and those no longer in the review board system. The disposition patterns listed for those still in the review board system, from top to bottom, are: CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/DET, CD/DET/CD/DET/CD, CD/DET/CD/DET, CD/DET, DET/CD, Conditional Discharge and Detention. The disposition patterns listed for those no longer in the review board system, from top to bottom, are: CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/AD, CD/DET/CD/DET/AD, CD/DET/CD/AD, CD/DET/AD, DET/CD/AD, CD/AD, DET/AD and Absolute Discharge.

The X axis lists the percentage of cases with the above listed disposition patterns. The X axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of two from 0 to 26.

The approximate percentage of cases still in the review board system receiving the above listed disposition patterns are:

  • CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/DET : 0.5%
  • CD/DET/CD/DET/CD : 0.5%
  • CD/DET/CD/DET : 0.5%
  • CD/DET: 3%
  • DET/CD: 1%
  • Conditional Discharge: 5%
  • Detention: 13%

The approximate percentage of cases no longer in the review board system receiving the above listed disposition patterns are:

  • CD/DET/CD/DET/CD/AD: 1%
  • CD/DET/CD/DET/AD: 0.5%
  • CD/DET/CD/AD: 3%
  • CD/DET/AD: 1%
  • DET/CD/AD: 7%
  • CD/AD: 15%
  • DET/AD: 21%
  • Absolute Discharge: 25%
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