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Section 810

Section 810

The Criminal Code of Canada allows a judge or justice of the peace to require you to enter into a recognizance (like a peace bond) if there are reasons to believe you will commit certain serious crimes. This booklet explains the 810 process, what your rights are and how to get legal help.

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produced by
West Coast Prison Justice Society
produced in
last reviewed
January 2011 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
self-help & forms
your legal rights in jail, federal prisoners in BC