An Act to amend the Criminal Code (means of communication for child luring)

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.


Fin Donnelly  NDP

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)


Introduced, as of Oct. 16, 2013

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This enactment amends the Criminal Code to expand the offence of luring a child to include all means of communication.


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Criminal Code
Routine Proceedings

June 14th, 2011 / 10:10 a.m.
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Fin Donnelly New Westminster—Coquitlam, BC

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-213, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (means of communication for child luring).

Mr. Speaker, I rise again to reintroduce legislation to strengthen laws to protect children against child luring and abuse. The legislation would expand the definition of “child luring” to include all forms of electronic communication, be it a cellular telephone or any other communication device. The legislation would provide law enforcement and the courts with additional tools to protect children from predators and would, again, close a loophole in the Criminal Code.

I encourage all members of this House to adopt the bill.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)