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Version of section 757 from 2008-07-02 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Evidence of character

 Without prejudice to the right of the offender to tender evidence as to their character and repute, if the court thinks fit, evidence of character and repute may be admitted

  • (a) on the question of whether the offender is or is not a dangerous offender or a long-term offender; and

  • (b) in connection with a sentence to be imposed or an order to be made under this Part.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 757
  • 1997, c. 17, s. 5
  • 2008, c. 6, s. 50
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