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R. v. Proulx, [2000] 1 S.C.R. 61, 2000 SCC 5

Lamer, Antonio
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) File No.: 26376. Supreme Court of Canada. Downloaded 25 January 2005.

Criminal law — Sentencing — Conditional sentences — Accused pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm and receiving sentence of 18 months of incarceration — Whether Court of Appeal erred in substituting conditional custodial sentence for jail term — Proper interpretation and application of conditional sentencing regime — Distinction between conditional sentence of imprisonment and suspended sentence with probation — Meaning of “safety of the community” — Criminal Code, R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 , ss. 742.1, 742.3. (excerpt)


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