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S-215 ~ Sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women

S-215 ~ Sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women

S-215 ~ Sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women

S-215 ~ Sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women

Published on 11 December 2015 Bills by Senator Lillian Eva Dyck

Bill S-215An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Sponsor: Senator Lillian Eva Dyck

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to require a court, when imposing a sentence for certain violent offences, to consider the fact that the victim is an Aboriginal woman to be an aggravating circumstance.

 

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Related:

Speech: Second reading of Bill S-215, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Speech (by Senator Nick Sibbeston): Second reading of Bill S-215, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)