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42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
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An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and to make related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Short Title
Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)
Statute of Canada
2017, c. 21
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2017-10-18)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • “Russia”. Country Reports on Human Rights for 2016 (disponible en Anglais seulement). U.S. Department of State. 2017
  • A Coherent and Effective Approach to Canada's Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and Beyond. Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. April 2017
  • Agir contre ceux qui violent les droits de la personne en Russie. Comité sénatorial permanent des affaires étrangères et du commerce international. Mars 2016
  • Canada’s Two Magnitsky Bills – Will One Get Passed Into Law ? (disponible en Anglais seulement). Cyndee Todgham Cherniak. LexSage, 31 January 2017
  • Canada's 'Unilateral' Sanctions Regime under Review: Extraterritoriality, Human Rights, Due Process, and Enforcement in Canada's Special Economic Measures Act (disponible en Anglais seulement). Michael Nesbitt. Ottawa Law Review, vol. 48, no. 2, 2017
  • Contrôle des personnes et entités frappées de sanctions : Guide d’instructions. Bureau du surintendant des institutions financières. Juin 2010
  • Designated Persons Listings and Sanction Laws: Instruction Guide. Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. June 2010
  • Notice rouge : comment je suis devenu l'ennemi no 1 de Poutine. Bill Browder. 2015
  • Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice. Bill Browder. 2015
  • Russia's most wanted. Joshua Yaffa. New Yorker , 94(24):28-35 , August 20, 2018
  • Symbolic act, real consequences: Passing Canada’s Magnitsky Law to combat human rights violations and corruption. Meredith Lilly, Delaram Arabi. International journal, Vol.75 (2), p.163-178, 2020
  • Taking Action Against Human Rights Violators in Russia. Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade. March 2016
  • Un cadre efficace et cohérent de mise en oeuvre des régimes de sanctions du Canada : Honorer la mémoire de Sergueï Magnitski et aller plus loin. Comité permanent des affaires étrangères et du développement international. Avril 2017
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