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House Government Bill
40th Parliament, 2nd Session
January 26, 2009 - December 30, 2009
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (limiting credit for time spent in pre-sentencing custody)
Short Title
Truth in Sentencing Act
Statute of Canada
2009, c. 29
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2009-10-22)
Progress: Royal Assent
Departmental Information
Press Releases
  • News Release: Legislation Restricting Credit For Time Served Comes Into Force
  • The Government of Canada Introduces Legislation Restricting Credit for Time Served
Background Documents
  • Backgrounder: Credit for time served in pre-sentencing custody
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