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

Table 17 – offence type by conditions imposed at initial hearing
Condition 3 Violent N (%) Sexual N (%) Non-violent N (%)
Live in a particular location (e.g. group home) 1,753 (94.8%) 141 (95.8%) 405 (95.5%)
Mandated medication/treatment 1,364 (73.8%) 65 (44.3%) 295 (69.6%)
2Alcohol/drug restrictions 940 (50.8%) 56 (40.0%) 215 (50.7%)
Weapons restrictions 436 (23.6%) 52 (35.1%) 116 (27.5%)
Reporting requirements (e.g., weekly) 373 (20.2%) 52 (35.4%) 81 (19.0%)
Attend assessment for treatment/counselling 274 (14.8%) 54 (36.4%) 85 (20.0%)
Non-communication with victim 234 (12.6%) 45 (30.7%) 13 (3.0%)
Banned from a particular location 117 (6.3%) 19 (13.1%) 18 (4.2%)
General mobility restrictions (e.g., curfew) 72 (3.9%) 22 (14.9%) 14 (3.2%)
Non–communication with others (e.g., children) 55 (3.0%) 34 (23.3%) 8 (2.0%)
Administrative conditions 82 (4.5%) 0 (0.0%) 15 (3.6%)
Transportation restrictions (e.g., driving, taking the bus) 43 (2.3%) 6 (4.2%) 9 (2.2%)
Live with a particular person (e.g., parent) 31 (1.7%) 23 (15.5%) 4 (1.0%)
Imposed custody 25 (1.4%) 6 (4.2%) 4 (1.0%)
Attend school/work 8 (0.5%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
  • Includes all cases that received a conditional discharge on their initial hearing.
  • Administrative conditions include requirements to disclose psychiatric records or changes in medication to the Review Board, to allow forensic teams to conduct home visits, and to be in possession of Review Board dispositions at all times.
  • Percentages do not total 100% as accused typically received more than one condition.
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