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39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008
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An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-02-05)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Le mineur sujet de droit et la justice pénale : du « meilleur intérêt » à l'alienation. Dufresne, Martin, Richard Maclure et Kathryn Campbell. Canadian journal of criminology & criminal justice, 49:205-30, avril 2007
  • The Youth Criminal Justice Act: can the Supreme Court of Canada balance the competing and conflicting models of youth justice?. Corrado, Raymond R., Karla Gronsdahl and David MacAlister. Criminal law quarterly, 53:14-66, Sept. 2007
  • Understanding risk in the context of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Maurutto, Paula and Kelly Hannah-Moffat. Canadian journal of criminology and criminal justice, 49:465-91, Oct. 2007
Party Press Releases
  • Conservatives Play Politics – Again – With Youth Justice Legislation (Liberal Party)
Related Links
  • Crime Statistics in Canada, 2006
  • The Youth Criminal Justice Act: Summary and Background
  • YCJA Explained
  • Youth Criminal Justice Act: Changing the law on young criminals
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