An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exception to mandatory minimum sentences for manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death)

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


Second reading (Senate), as of June 13, 2013
(This bill did not become law.)


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

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to provide for an exception to the mandatory minimum sentences for manslaughter using a firearm and criminal negligence causing death with a firearm if the sentencing court is satisfied that the victim engaged in a pattern of conduct that constituted physical, sexual or psychological abuse of the offender.


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.

October 7th, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
See context


The Chair Conservative Dave MacKenzie

Next is Senate Bill S-221.