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REVIEW BOARDS - Orders - Considerations - Other needs of accused - Appeals and judicial review

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 9:57 AM  

Appeal by Waypoint Centre from an Ontario Review Board disposition in respect of a patient, Scott. Scott suffered from mental illness from age 11 onward as a result of a severe head injury sustained in an automobile accident. In 1987, Scott was found not criminally responsible for two serious sexual offences. He was detained at Waypoint from 1989 onward in a high security all-male unit. At a review hearing before the Board, it was agreed Scott continued to represent a significant threat to public safety. Waypoint...