Civil Justice Access Act

An Act to initiate cooperation among the provinces in order to achieve affordable and timely access to civil justice across Canada

This bill was last introduced in the 37th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in May 2004.

This bill was previously introduced in the 37th Parliament, 2nd Session.

Sponsor

Lorne Nystrom  NDP

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

Status

Not active, as of May 16, 2003
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

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Civil Justice Access ActRoutine Proceedings

May 16th, 2003 / 12:05 p.m.
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NDP

Lorne Nystrom NDP Regina—Qu'Appelle, SK

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-438, an act to initiate cooperation among the provinces in order to achieve affordable and timely access to civil justice across Canada.

Madam Speaker, this is a justice bill that considers a number of things in terms of greater coordination between the federal government and the provinces, and providing more assistance to people who need legal aid, particularly on the civil side.

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