Conditional Sentences, Probation and Discharges

This script explains three sentences - a conditional sentence, probation, and a discharge - that a court can give if it convicts you of a crime under the Criminal Code or Canada's drug laws.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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conditional sentence, probation, discharge, sentences, pleading guilty, found guilty, Dial-A-Law
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