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Bill C-351

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This enactment amends the Criminal Code to repeal section 745.6 of that Act (often referred to as the “faint hope clause”), which allows a person sentenced to life imprisonment for high treason or murder to apply, after 15 years, for a reduction in the period of parole ineligibility.
The enactment also makes related amendments to the Criminal Code, and amends certain other Acts in consequence.

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