Government of New Brunswick

Overview

This program allows the young person to leave custody for a specified time, and defines the terms and conditions the young person must follow during the leave.

Eligibility

The four (4) types of authorized Reintegration Leaves in New Brunswick are:

One Day - permitting the young person to be absent for up to a period of less than twenty-four (24) hours.

Daily - requires the young person to return to custody each day.

Full - does not require the young person to return until the time specified on the Reintegration certificate. No single certificate will normally be for more than thirty (30) days consecutive, however, where required, the leave may exceed 30 days upon completion of reassessment.

Medical - permits the young persons to be absent for medical reason.

Description

The program is considered an integral part of the administration of a young person's sentence because it facilitates the rehabilitation and reintegration into the community. This program allows the young person to leave custody for a specified time, and defines the terms and conditions the young person must follow during the leave. Such leaves allow young person's the opportunity to participate in community based programming, education and employment; as well as meet medical, administrative and humanitarian goals.