Increasing Offenders' Accountability for Victims Act

An Act to amend the Criminal Code

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2013.

Sponsor

Rob Nicholson  Conservative

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to change the rules concerning victim surcharges.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Votes

Dec. 12, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Oct. 16, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Oct. 16, 2012 Passed That this question be now put.

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on Oct. 23, 2012

  • Carole Morency, Acting Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Department of Justice
  • Pamela Arnott, Director and Senior Counsel, Policy Centre for Victim Issues, Department of Justice

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on Oct. 25, 2012

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on Oct. 30, 2012

  • Susan O'Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
  • Catherine Latimer, Executive Director, John Howard Society of Canada
  • Irvin Waller, President, International Organization for Victim Assistance

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on Nov. 1, 2012

  • Kim Pate, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
  • Sharon Rosenfeldt, President, Victims of Violence
  • Carole Morency, Acting Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Department of Justice