This legislation increases the accountability of offenders to their victims by doubling the victim surcharge they must pay, and ensuring the surcharge is applied to all offenders. Justice Canada.
This legislation doubles the victim surcharge, and ensures the surcharge is applied to all offenders. Justice Canada.
Under these amendments to the Criminal Code, the victim surcharge will be 30 percent of any fine imposed or, where no fine is imposed, $100 for a summary conviction offence and $200 for an indictable offence. […]
Check out our latest issue: Victim Matters: Volume 3, Issue 4, March-April, 2013.
James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, tables Bill C-478, “The Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act.” This Bill seeks to extend the parole eligibility period for those convicted of abduction, sexual assault and murder.
David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, re-tables Bill C-479, […]
The proposed Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, would addresses concerns raised by victims of crime with respect to accused persons found Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder.
The new legislation has three main components:
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, meets with stakeholders to set out and discuss the next phase of the Government of Canada’s plan for safe streets and communities. Justice Canada.
The Government will take further action in the following areas:
Tackling crime by holding violent criminals accountable for their crimes
Canada’s Missing is the first national website designed to engage the public in reporting tips and information related to ongoing cases.
The National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR) is Canada’s national centre that provides law enforcement, medical examiners and chief coroners with specialized investigative services in support of missing persons and unidentified remains investigations. […]
Check out our latest issue: Victim Matters: Volume 3, Issue 3, January-February, 2013.