FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-343, An Act To Establish The Office Of The Federal Ombudsman For Victims Of Criminal Acts And To Amend Certain Acts

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

1st Reading
April 5, 2017


SUMMARY This enactment establishes the Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Criminal Acts and sets out the Ombudsman’s powers, duties and functions. It also amends the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights to clarify that the Ombudsman is the authority that has jurisdiction to review complaints under that Act. Lastly, it makes consequential amendments to certain acts.


Published on April 5, 2017

Bill Summary

Bill C-343, An Act To Establish The Office Of The Federal Ombudsman For Victims Of Criminal Acts And To Amend Certain Acts

SUMMARY

This enactment establishes the Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Criminal Acts and sets out the Ombudsman’s powers, duties and functions. It also amends the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights to clarify that the Ombudsman is the authority that has jurisdiction to review complaints under that Act. Lastly, it makes consequential amendments to certain acts.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Canadian Victims Bill of Rights S.C. 2015, c. 13, s. 2

  2. Financial Administration Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-11

  3. Public Sector Compensation Act S.C. 1991, c. 30

  4. Public Service Superannuation Act R.S.C., 1985, c. P-36

  5. Privacy Act R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21

  6. Access to Information Act R.S.C., 1985, c. A-1

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