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SECTION WORDING
822(6) Where an appeal is taken under subsection (4) against sentence, the appeal court shall, unless the sentence is one fixed by law, consider the fitness of the sentence appealed against and may, on such evidence, if any, as it thinks fit to require or receive, by order, (a) dismiss the appeal, or (b) vary the sentence within the limits prescribed by law for the offence of which the defendant was convicted, and in making any order under paragraph (b), the appeal court may take into account any time spent in custody by the defendant as a result of the offence.

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dangerous-offender-proceedingsCommentary regarding the dangerous offender and long-term offender provisions of the Criminal Code of Canada.





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