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Conditional Sentence of Imprisonment – When Is It NOT Available?

A conditional sentence of imprisonment is a type of sentence in Canadian criminal law that is considered jail time that is served within a community.  It usually takes the form of a combination of house arrest and a curfew. There are several exclusionary rules regarding when a conditional sentence is not available in a particular case.  The following are a summary of these: a) The sentence imposed is two years of jail or longer; b) Serving the sentence in the community would [...]