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    Charterpedia

    Charterpedia is maintained and updated by the Human Rights Law Section (HRLS) of the Department of Justice. Charterpedia provides legal information about the Charter and contains information about the purpose of each section of the Charter, the analysis or test developed through case law in...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Department of Justice Annual Reports to Parliament: Privacy Act

    The Privacy Act (PA) was proclaimed into force on July 1, 1983. The PA extends to individuals the right of access to information about themselves held by the Government, subject to specific and limited exceptions. The PA also protects individuals privacy by presenting others from having access...
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    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Department of Justice Annual Reports to Parliament: Access to Information Act

    The Access to Information Act (ATIA) was proclaimed into force on July 1, 1983. The Act gives Canadian citizens, permanent residents and any person and corporation present in Canada a right of access to information contained within government records, subject to specific and limited exceptions....
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    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Open Government Implementation Plan - Justice Canada

    The Open Government Implementation Plan (OGIP) for Justice Canada describes the approach the Department will take to meet the requirements of the Directive on Open Government. This is the OGIP that was written by Justice Canada in 2015. Since this was written, we have changed some of our...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Fact Sheet: Prostitution Criminal Law Reform: Bill C-36, the Protection of Co...

    Bill C-36 the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, received Royal Assent on November 6, 2014. Bill C-36 treats prostitution as a form of sexual exploitation that disproportionately impacts on women and girls. Its overall objectives are to: Protect those who sell their own sexual...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Resolving Disputes: Think About Your Options

    The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide you with information to help you think about different ways of resolving your disputes without going to court. You will learn about some different dispute resolution options and how to find people who offer services in the field. Dispute Resolution (DR)...
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    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Charter Statement- Bill C-59: An Act respecting national security matters

    The Minister of Justice prepares a "Charter Statement" to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on a government bill. One of the Minister of Justice's most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for consistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ["the Charter"]....
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    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Charter Statements: Bill C-32: An Act related to the repeal of section 159 of...

    The Minister of Justice has prepared this "Charter Statement' to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on Bill C-32, An Act related to the repeal of section 159 of the Criminal Code. One of the Minister of Justice's most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for consistency...
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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  • Federal

    Charter Statement - Bill C-51: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Depa...

    The Minister of Justice prepares a “Charter Statement” to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on a government bill. One of the Minister of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for consistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [“the Charter”]....
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Charter Statements: Bill C-39, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (unconstitut...

    The Minister of Justice prepares a "Charter Statement" to help inform public and Parliamentary debate on a government bill. One of the Minister of Justice's most important responsibilities is to examine legislation for consistency with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ["the Charter"]....
    Organization:
    Department of Justice
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