Protection of Law Enforcement Animals Act

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals)

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

Costas Menegakis  Conservative

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

Status

Introduced, as of Oct. 23, 2013
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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

This enactment amends the Criminal Code to make it an offence to poison, injure or kill a law enforcement animal while it is accompanying a peace officer or public officer engaged in the execution of their duties.

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Protection of Law Enforcement Animals ActRoutine Proceedings

May 29th, 2013 / 4:10 p.m.
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Conservative

Costas Menegakis Conservative Richmond Hill, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-515, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals).

Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise today to introduce my private member's bill, the protection of law enforcement animals act. This necessary piece of legislation would ensure that the innocent animals that help protect us all are protected themselves.

I look forward to working with all members in the House to ensure that the legislation receives safe passage.

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