2016-2017 Performance Monitoring Report - Annex 11

APPEALS

Table 100. Applications for Appeal (April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017)

Application Status Atlantic Quebec Ontario Prairies Pacific Canada
Fed. Prov. Fed. Fed. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov.
Received 51 3 119 137 120 5 86 18 513 26
Rejected 8 - 21 31 15 - 7 - 82 -
Pending* 2 - 1 1 - - 1 - 5 -
Accepted for processing 43 3 98 106 105 5 79 18 431 26
Cancelled 4 - 8 1 3 - 4 - 20 -
Withdrawn - - 1 3 - - 1 1 5 1
To be processed 39 3 89 102 102 5 74 17 406 25

Note: More than one decision can be appealed per application.
* Applications pending refer to those applications where an extension of time has been granted to submit grounds for the appeal.

Table 101. Appeal Decisions by Decision Type and Jurisdiction

Supervision Release 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov.
ETA Pre-release 4 - 7 - 12 - 21 - 30 -
UTA Pre-release 16 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 16 -
Post-release 1 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 4 -
Day parole Pre-release 194 28 133 18 204 19 170 12 169 22
Post-release 29 - 37 1 33 - 36 1 38 1
Full parole Pre-release 139 16 103 8 156 11 139 4 139 7
Post-release 25 - 28 - 34 - 27 - 32 -
Stat release Pre-release 88 - 69 - 87 - 89 - 103 -
Post-release 42 - 52 - 72 - 60 - 67 -
Detention 39   32 - 35 - 36 - 29 -
Total 577 44 481 27 658 30 604 17 627 30

Table 102. Appeal Decisions by Offence Type and Jurisdiction

Offence Type Release 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov. Fed. Prov.
Murder Pre-release 70 - 50 - 74 - 91 - 72 -
Post-release 14 - 18 - 24 - 22 - 20 -
Schedule I-sex Pre-release 77 2 38 4 81 3 63 2 87 1
Post-release 3 - 8 - 19 - 7 - 12 1
Detention 6 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 10 -
Schedule I-non-sex Pre-release 133 17 118 10 159 13 150 4 150 12
Post-release 51 - 51 - 57 - 59 - 59 -
Detention 31 - 16 - 21 - 26 - 16 -
Schedule II Pre-release 79 6 53 5 73 6 75 4 70 8
Post-release 16 - 22 - 18 - 18 1 28 -
Detention 1 - 2 - 1 - 1 - - -
Non-scheduled Pre-release 82 19 71 7 94 8 65 6 78 8
Post-release 13 - 20 1 24 - 18 - 22 -
Detention 1 - 2 - 3 - 1 - 3 -
Total 577 44 481 27 658 30 604 17 627 30

Table 103. Outcomes for Federal Appeal Decisions by Decision Type (2015/16 and 2016/17)

Supervision Release Decision Affirmed New Review Ordered Other Total
15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17
ETA Pre-release 10 13 11 17 - - 21 30
UTA Pre-release 16 8 9 8 - - 25 16
Post-release - 4 1 - - - 1 4
Day parole Pre-release 153 137 17 32 - - 170 169
Post-release 19 25 17 13 - - 36 38
Full parole Pre-release 129 114 10 25 - - 139 139
Post-release 13 18 14 14 - - 27 32
Stat. release Pre-release 80 85 8 15 1 3 89 103
Post-release 38 40 22 27 - - 60 67
Detention 36 25 - 4 - - 36 29
Total decisions 494 469 109 155 1 3 604 627
% of appeal decisions 82 75 18 25 0 0    

Table 104. Outcomes for Provincial Appeal Decisions by Decision Type (2015/16 and 2016/17)

Supervision Release Decision Affirmed New Review Ordered Other Total
15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17 15/16 16/17
Day parole Pre-release 11 19 1 3 - - 12 22
Post-release - - 1 1 - - 1 1
Full parole Pre-release 4 5 - 1 - 1 4 7
Post-release - - - - - - - -
Total decisions 15 24 2 5 - 1 17 30
% of appeal decisions 88 80 12 17 - 3    

Table 105. Outcome for Appeal Decisions by Region and Jurisdiction (2015/16 and 2016/17)

Jurisdiction Region Decision Affirmed New Review Ordered Other Total
2015/16 2016/17 2015/16 2016/17 2015/16 2016/17 2015/16 2016/17
Federal Atlantic 27 32 9 9 - - 36 41
Quebec 173 122 12 16 - - 186 138
Ontario 130 119 45 57 1 1 176 177
Prairies 99 122 24 50 - 2 123 174
Pacific 64 74 19 23 - - 83 97
Canada 494 469 109 155 1 3 604 627
Provincial Atlantic 4 3 - - - 1 4 4
Prairies 4 5 2 4 - - 6 9
Pacific 7 16 - 1 - - 7 17
Canada 15 24 2 5 - 1 17 30

Table 106. Federal Appeal Rate by Decision Type (2015/16 and 2016/17)

Decision Release # Appealable Decisions # of Appeal Decisions Appeal Rate (%)
2015/16 2016/17 2016/17 2015/16 2015/16 2016/17
ETA Pre-release 113 104 21 30 18.6 28.8
UTA Pre-release 600 600 25 16 4.2 2.7
Post-release 15 8 1 4 6.7 50.0
Day parole Pre-release 4,664 5,076 170 169 3.6 3.3
Post-release 437 448 36 38 8.2 8.5
Full parole Pre-release 3,673 4,070 139 139 3.8 3.4
Post-release 362 356 27 32 7.5 9.0
Statutory release Pre-release 6,259 5,670 89 103 1.4 1.8
Post-release 2,623 2,334 60 67 2.3 2.9
Detention 410 186 36 29 8.8 15.6
Total 19,156 18,852 604 627 3.2 3.3

Table 107. Provincial Appeal Rate by Decision Type (2015/16 and 2016/17)

Decision Release # Appealable Decisions # of Appeal Decisions Appeal Rate (%)
2015/16 2016/17 2015/16 2016/17 2015/16 2016/17
Day parole Pre-release 462 486 12 22 2.6 4.5
Post-release 37 46 1 1 2.7 2.2
Full parole Pre-release 279 278 4 7 1.4 2.5
Post-release 12 10 - - 0.0 0.0
Total 790 822 17 30 2.2 2.1
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