Absolute and Conditional Discharges - 2.2.8

An ABSOLUTE DISCHARGE may only be transcribed within on year from the date the discharge was issued.


A CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE may only be transcribed within three years from the date the discharge was issued.


Following these specified time periods, no further transcripts of the individual's case may be prepared without a court order [s 6.1(1) of the Criminal Records Act.]


Exception:  The person who is the subject of the discharge may be provided a transcript if he or she (or a lawyer acting for him or her) provides appropriate identification, or if requested by an enforcement agency that requires the document for the purpose of investigation of another matter.

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