S-215 ~ Sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal womenPublished on 11 December 2015 Bills by Senator Lillian Eva Dyck
Bill S-215 — An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)
Sponsor: Senator Lillian Eva Dyck
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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