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Youth Criminal Justice Act

Declaration of Principle. Marginal note:Policy for Canada with respect to young
persons. 3 (1) The following principles apply in this Act: (a) the youth criminal
justice system is intended to protect the public by. (i) holding young persons
accountable through measures that are proportionate to the seriousness of the
offence ...

Department of Justice Canada -

Nov 1, 2017 ... The Department of Justice has the mandate to support the dual roles of the
Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada. The Department also
works to ensure the federal government is supported by high-quality legal
services, and the justice system is fair, relevant, accessible, and reflective of ...

Youth Criminal Justice Act

(6) The youth justice court may, on the application of a young person referred to
in subsection (1), make an order permitting the young person to publish
information that would identify him or her as having been dealt with under this Act
or the Young Offenders Act , chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985
, if the ...

Parents' involvement in youth justice proceedings: perspectives of ...

Each year in Canada, there is one youth court case for every 29 youths age 12-
17. (inclusive) in the country. Although the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA; S.C.
2002) requires that attempts be made to notify parents1 when a youth is charged,
there is no legal requirement that a parent be present in any legal proceedings ...

ACCESS TO JUSTICE PART 2: LEGAL AID Report of the Standing ...

honour to present its. SIXTEENTH REPORT. Pursuant to its mandate under
Standing Order 108(2), the Committee has studied. Legal Aid and has agreed to
report the following: ...

Transforming the Criminal Justice System

Nov 27, 2017 ... We want to make changes to Canada's criminal justice system to promote a safe,
peaceful and prosperous society. As part of this process, we are thinking
differently about how it relates to other social support systems in our society. We
want to know how you think we could improve the criminal justice ...

Prime Minister announces appointment of new Chief Justice of the ...

Oct 17, 2017 ... The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the
Honourable Mary T. Moreau, a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, to
the position of Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. She
replaces the Honourable Neil C. Wittmann, who resigned on May 1, 2017, ...

Restorative Justice

Nov 27, 2017 ... Restorative justice has been part of Canada's criminal justice system for over 40
years. Restorative justice is commonly defined as an approach to justice that
focuses on addressing the harm caused by crime while holding the offender
responsible for their actions, by providing an opportunity for the parties ...

Canadian law and justice -

Jul 24, 2017 ... Canadian law and justice. In Canada, the law applies to everyone, including: the
police; the government; public officials. Canadian laws recognize and protect
basic rights and freedoms, such as liberty and equality.

JUST - Home

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights studies the bills, policies,
programs and spending of the Department of Justice and the six federal agencies
related to its portfolio. yes. 42nd Parliament, 1st Session. (December 3, 2015 -
Present). Select a different session. 35-1 . 35th Parliament, 1st Session. January

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