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SENTENCING - Particular sanctions - Victim fine surcharge - Procedure - Jurisdiction to impose sentence - Appeals

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 7:45 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from a summary conviction appeal court judgment affirming the imposition of concurrent victim surcharges. The respondent, Fedele, stole half a wheel of cheese from a store. Six months later, the respondent stole a pack of razor blades. He pled guilty to two counts of theft under $5,000. The respondent was on disability support and had a history of substance abuse. He was sentenced to two concurrent five-day custodial terms, plus 18 months' probation. The sentencing judge ordered that the $100 victim surcharge...