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Senate Public Bill
39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008
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An Act to amend the Criminal code (protection of children)
Last Stage Completed
First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-20)
Progress: First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Supreme Court upholds spanking but sets limits for parents and teachers. Community action, 19:1, Feb. 16, 2004
  • Teaching children the right lesson: challenging the use of physical punishment in Canada schools. Gradinger, Elizabeth. Education law journal, 15:1-30, June 2005
  • This will hurt me more than it will hurt you. Winterdyk, John and Kiara Okita. Law now, 29:15, June/July 2005
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Bibliography of Reported Corporal Punishment Cases in Canada
  • Section 43 of the Criminal Code (Corporal Punishment)
  • The "Spanking" issue heard by the Supreme Court of Canada
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