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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
Text of the Bill
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mental disorder) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Statute of Canada
2005, c. 22
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2005-05-19)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • An introduction to the mental health court movement and its status in Canada. Heerema, Mark. Criminal law quarterly, 50:255-82, June 2005
  • Directing traffic at the crossroads of criminal justice and mental health: conditional sentencing after the judgment in Knoblauch. Roberts, Julian V. Alberta law review, 39:788-809, April 2002
  • Protecting the rights of people with mental illness: can we achieve both good legal process and good clinical outcomes?. Gray, J.E. Health law in Canada, 23:24-32, November 2002
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Mental Health Problems and Disorders, Public Health Agency of Canada
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