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39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008
Text of the Bill
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal procedure, language of the accused, sentencing and other amendments)
Statute of Canada
2008, c. 18
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2008-05-29)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Criminal law: drunk driving prevention. Davison, Charles B. Law now, 29:34, June/July 2006
  • Judicial activism vs. restraint: the role of the highest courts in official language policy in Canada and the United States. Macmillan, C. Michael and Raymond Tatalovich. American review of Canadian studies, 33:239-60, Summer 2003
  • Public attitudes to sentencing in Canada: exploring recent findings. Roberts, Julian V., Nicole Crutcher and Paul Verbrugge. Canadian journal of criminology and criminal justice, 49:75-107, Jan. 2007
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Related Links
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation for Driving While Impaired Offenders
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