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?
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.
|Name||County||Term Start||Term End|
|Cyndria Wedge, Q.C., Chair||Queens County||Jul 31, 2019||Jul 31, 2022|
|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||May 1, 2020||May 1, 2023|
|Dr. Jason Doiron||Queens County||May 8, 2018||April 1, 2021|
|Dr. Elizabeth Schneider (alternate)||Queens County||Jul 31, 2019||Jul 31, 2022|
|Pamela Stewart||Queens County||Feb 25, 2020||Feb 25, 2023|
|Aiden Sheridan||Queens County||Feb 25, 2020||Feb 25, 2023|
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?