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Law
Course
LAWS 3307
Professor
John Hale
Semester
Summer

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LECTURE 4Safe Streets and Communities Act Bill C10An Act to enact the Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act and to amend the State Immunity Act the Criminal Code the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act the Corrections and Conditional Release Act the Youth Criminal Justice Act the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other ActsTabled Tuesday September 20 2011Second reading and referred to Committee Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights September 28 2011Includes what was Bill C4SummaryPart 4 amends the sentencing and general principles of the Youth Criminal Justice Act as well as its provisions relating to judicial interim release adult and youth sentences publication bans and placement in youth custody facilities It defines the terms violent offence and serious offence amends the definition serious violent offence and repeals the definition presumptive offence It also requires police forces to keep records of extrajudicial measures used to deal with young persons167 1 The definitionpresumptive offence in subsection 21 of the Youth Criminal Justice Actis repealed2 The definition serious violent offence in subsection 21 of the Act is replaced by the followingserious violent offence means an offence under one of the following provisions of the Criminal Codea section 231 or 235 first degree murder or second degree murderb section 239 attempt to commit murderc section 232 234 or 236 manslaughter ord section 273 aggravated sexual assault3 Subsection 21 of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical orderserious offence means an indictable offence under an Act of Parliament for which the maximum punishment is imprisonment for five years or moreviolent offence meansa an offence committed by a young person that includes as an element the causing of bodily harmb an attempt or a threat to commit an offence referred to in paragraph a orc an offence in the commission of which a young person endangers the life or safety of another person by creating a substantial likelihood of causing bodily harm168 1 Paragraph 31aof the Act is replaced by the followinga the youth criminal justice system is intended to protect the public byi holding young persons accountable through measures that are
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