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40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
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An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts
Short Title
Sébastien's Law (Protecting the Public from Violent Young Offenders)
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2010-05-03)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Canadian youth and the criminal law : one hundred years of youth justice legislation in Canada. Davis-Barron, Sherri. 530 p, 2009
  • Facing reality : youth crime and responsibility. Christopher, Michelle Constance. Law now, 31:14-17, May/June 2007
  • Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents : texte annoté comportant des commentaires relatifs à son application au Québec. Hamel, Pierre. 689 p, 2009
  • Reducing child imprisonment in England and Wales [electronic resource] : lessons from abroad. Solomon, Enver, and Rob Allen. London : Prison Reform Trust, 2009, 1 PDF file (72 p.)
  • Revue politique 2010-03-16: Le ministre fédéral de la justice Rob Nicholson a apporté des modifications à la loi sur la justice pénale pour les jeunes contrevenants.. CPAC. 1 DVD (25 min., 15 sec.), 16 mars 2010
  • The next big thing : teen courts in America. Eppink, Ritchie, and Scott Peterson. Law now, 31:20-2, May/June 2007
  • The YCJA : in theory and in practice. Winterdyk, John, and Kiara Okita. Law now, 31:11-13, May/June 2007
  • Understanding risk in the context of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Maurutto, Paula. Canadian journal of criminology and criminal justice, 49:465-91, Oct. 2007
  • Youth criminal justice law. Bala, Nicholas. 757 p, 2009
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Youth Justice (Justice Canada)
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