Verdicts of Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder in Adult Criminal Courts, 2005/2006-2011/2012 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400114085


This Juristat bulletin examines characteristics and trends of verdicts of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder (NCRMD) in adult criminal courts. The number and rate of cases over time, type of offence, age and sex of the accused, and case completion time are described. Data are from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey (ICCS), administered by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics at Statistics Canada. This article examines completed cases where at least one charge received a final decision of NCRMD, in ten reporting Canadian provinces and territories from 2005/2006 to 2011/2012.

Issue Number: 2014001
Author(s): Lukassen, Jennifer; Miladinovic, Zoran

Main Product: Juristat

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