Criminal Code Review Board

The Criminal Code Review Board is an independent tribunal established pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada which stipulates that each province and territory must establish or designate a Review Board to oversee individuals found by the court as unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder.

The Review Board shall consist of not fewer than five members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in council of the province.

What is the function of the board?

Primary Role : Adjudicative

Material Role : Managerial/Oversight 

How many people are on the board?

The Review Board shall consist of not fewer than five members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council of the province.

What are the requirements of board members?

Formal Qualifications
A Review Board must have at least one member who is entitled under the laws of a province to practise psychiatry and, where only one member is so entitled, at least one other member must have training and experience in the field of mental health, and be entitled under the laws of a province to practise medicine or psychology.  The chairperson of a Review Board shall be a judge of the Federal Court or of a superior, district or county court of a province, or a person who is qualified for appointment to, or has retired from, such a judicial office.

What are the nomination requirements?

Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.

Will I get paid?

Chair -$640/hour to a max of $ $1250/diem for preparations, hearings greater than 4 hours and disposition.

Members - $175/diem for hearings and $350 for hearings greater than 4 hours.

Psychiatrist - $640/hour to a max of $1250/diem for hearings greater than 4 hours.

Criminal Code Review Board - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
Patsy G. MacLean, Chair Queens County May 1, 2014 May 1, 2019
Dr. Megan McDonald Prince County Sep 5, 2017 Sep 5, 2020
Donna McNeill Queens County May 1, 2017 May 1, 2020
P. Alanna Taylor Queens County May 1, 2017 May 1, 2020
Dr. Mark Triantafillou Queens County Apr 3, 2017 May 1, 2020
Dr. Jason Doiron Queens County May 8, 2018 April 1, 2021
Dr. Terence E. Cronin (alternate) Queens County Feb 25, 2016 May 1, 2019

How can I apply?  

If you would like to serve as a member of a provincial government agency, board, or commission (ABC) you can apply online through Engage PEI

Who can I contact about this board?

Aaron Campbell
Director of Public Safety
(902) 620-3500
acampbell@gov.pe.ca

 

Published date: 
June 11, 2018
Executive Council

General Inquiries

Executive Council Office
5th Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

General Inquiries:
Phone: (902) 368-4502
Fax: (902) 368-6118

ECO@gov.pe.ca

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