An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons)

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

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

Sponsor

Maria Mourani  Bloc

Introduced as a private member’s bill.

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 in order to provide consecutive sentences for offences related to trafficking in persons and create a presumption regarding the exploitation of one person by another.

It also adds the offence of trafficking in persons to the list of offences to which the forfeiture of proceeds of crime apply.

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

March 6, 2013 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on April 29, 2013

  • Gordon Perrier, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Bureau, Division #43 (Major Crime Division), Winnipeg Police Service
  • Sergeant Dominic Monchamp, Detective Sergeant, Multidisciplinary Investigations and Youth Coordination Unit for the West Region, Vice Section, City of Montreal Police Service (SPVM)

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on May 1, 2013

  • Éliane Legault-Roy, Responsible for communications, Concertation des luttes contre l'exploitation sexuelle
  • Robert Hooper, Chair, Walk With Me Canada Victim Services
  • Rose Dufour, Director, Maison de Marthe
  • Céline Duval, President, Association féminine d'éducation et d'action sociale (Afeas)
  • Madeleine Bourget, Vice-President, Association féminine d'éducation et d'action sociale (Afeas)

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on May 6, 2013

  • Julie Miville-Dechêne, President, Quebec Council on the Status of Women
  • Michael Maidment, Area Director, Public Relations and Development, Federal Government Liaison Officer, Salvation Army
  • Claudette Bastien, President, Comité d'action contre la traite humaine interne et international
  • Louise Dionne, Coordinator, Comité d'action contre la traite humaine interne et international
  • Naomi Krueger, Manager, Deborah's Gate, Salvation Army
  • Nathalie Levman, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Department of Justice

Justice and Human Rights Committee, on May 8, 2013

  • Matthew Taylor, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Department of Justice