FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-39, An Act To Amend The Criminal Code (unconstitutional Provisions) And To Make Consequential Amendments To Other Acts

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

1st Reading
March 9, 2017


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Criminal Code to, among other things, remove passages and repeal provisions that have been ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Canada. It also repeals section 159 of that Act and provides that no person shall be convicted of any historical offence of a sexual nature unless the act that constitutes the offence would constitute an offence unde... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Mar 8, 2017

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading

Published on March 12, 2017

Bill Summary

Bill C-39, An Act To Amend The Criminal Code (unconstitutional Provisions) And To Make Consequential Amendments To Other Acts

SUMMARY






This enactment amends the Criminal Code to, among other things, remove passages and repeal provisions that have been ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Canada. It also repeals section 159 of that Act and provides that no person shall be convicted of any historical offence of a sexual nature unless the act that constitutes the offence would constitute an offence under the Criminal Code if it were committed on the day on which the charge was laid. It also makes consequential amendments to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Corrections and Conditional Release Act S.C. 1992, c. 20

  2. Youth Criminal Justice Act S.C. 2002, c. 1

  3. Criminal Code R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46

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