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Bill C-372

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Second Session, Fortieth Parliament,
57-58 Elizabeth II, 2009
BILL C-372
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (victim restitution)

first reading, April 29, 2009


3rd Session, 40th Parliament

This bill was introduced during the Second Session of the 40th Parliament. Pursuant to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons, it is deemed to have been considered and approved at all stages completed at the time of prorogation of the Second Session. The number of the bill remains unchanged.
Mr. Julian


This enactment amends the Criminal Code to require courts to order that offenders make restitution to their victims in certain specified cases.

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2nd Session, 40th Parliament,
57-58 Elizabeth II, 2009
house of commons of canada
BILL C-372
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (victim restitution)
R.S., c. C-46
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. The portion of subsection 738(1) of the Criminal Code before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
Restitution to victims of offences
738. (1) Where an offender is convicted or discharged under section 730 of an offence, the court imposing sentence on or discharging the offender shall, in addition to any other measure imposed on the offender, order that the offender make restitution to another person as follows:
2. The portion of section 740 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:
Priority to restituion
740. Where the court makes, in relation to an offender, an order of restitution under section 738 or 739, and
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