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An Act to amend the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act (no claim by inmate)

This bill was last introduced in the 38th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in November 2005.


Art Hanger  Conservative

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


Not active, as of Feb. 14, 2005
(This bill did not become law.)


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Crown Liability and Proceedings ActRoutine Proceedings

February 14th, 2005 / 3:05 p.m.
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Art Hanger Conservative Calgary Northeast, AB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-332, an act to amend the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act (no claim by inmate).

Mr. Speaker, I am please to reintroduce this bill to amend the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act to ensure that inmates serving penitentiary sentences will be unable to sue the federal government or its employees under any federal legislation for matters arising as a result of or during their penitentiary sentences.

If adopted, the legislation will put an end to frivolous lawsuits against the federal government and abuse of the Canadian legal system at the hands of inmates.

I urge all members to support the bill.

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