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Found 10 records similar to Technical Paper: Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and the make consequential amendments to other Acts (Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act)

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Bill C-36 the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, received Royal Assent on November 6, 2014. Bill C-36 treats prostitution as a form of sexual exploitation that disproportionately impacts on women and girls. Its overall objectives are to:

Protect those who sell their own sexual services;
Protect communities, and especially children, from the harms caused by prostitution; and
Reduce the demand for prostitution and its incidence. The new criminal law regime seeks to protect the dignity and equality of all Canadians by denouncing and prohibiting the purchase of sexual services, the exploitation and prostitution of others, the development of economic interests in the sexual exploitation of others and the institutionalization of prostitution through commercial enterprises.

Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 18, 2015
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
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Keywords:  Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Criminal Law, Prostitution Law Reform, Justice Canada Publications, Laws and Regulations
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In 2018, Parliament enacted former Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2018, c. 21 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) to create new and stronger laws to combat impaired driving. The Act introduced a robust drug-impaired driving regime to coincide with the legalization of cannabis, as well as reformed the Criminal Code alcohol-impaired driving regime to create a new, modern, simplified and more coherent system to better deter, detect, and prosecute impaired drivers. The Act was introduced with an ultimate objective of reducing deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers on Canadian roads. The Act came into force in two stages: the drug-impaired driving amendments came into force on Royal Assent on June 21, 2018 and the more comprehensive reform which was a complete repeal and replacement of the transportation regime came into force on December 18, 2018.

Last Updated: Mar. 31, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 16, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
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Keywords:  Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2018 c. 21, Drug-impaired driving, Cannabis
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jul. 12, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 9, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
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Keywords:  44th Parliament: 1st Session, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legislation, Justice System
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jun. 8, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 4, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
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Keywords:  Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, 43rd Parliament: 2nd Session
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Mar. 31, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 10, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  44th Parliament: 1st Session, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legislation, Justice System
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 16, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada, Publications, Parliament of Canada Act, 44th Parliament: 1st Session
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jun. 18, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 11, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  43rd Parliament: 2nd Session, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legislation, Justice System, Justice Canada Publications
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Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Dec. 2, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 4, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, 44th Parliament: 1st Session
Federal

Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jun. 8, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 19, 2020
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
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Keywords:  Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Department of Justice, Access to Information, Canada's System of Justice, Justice Canada Publications, Broadcasting Act, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, 43rd Parliament: 2nd Session
Federal

Section 4.2 of the Department of Justice Act requires the Minister of Justice to prepare a Charter Statement for every government bill to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on government bills. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for inconsistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]. By tabling a Charter Statement, the Minister is sharing some of the key considerations that informed the review of a bill for inconsistency with the Charter. A Statement identifies Charter rights and freedoms that may potentially be engaged by a bill and provides a brief explanation of the nature of any engagement, in light of the measures being proposed.

Last Updated: Jul. 12, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 1, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  44th Parliament: 1st Session, Charter Statement, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legislation, Justice System
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