Penalties for the Criminal Possession of Firearms Act

An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. Nur

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

Sponsor

Peter MacKay  Conservative

Status

Second reading (House), as of June 10, 2015
(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 section 95 of the Criminal Code to

(a) establish mandatory minimum punishments of imprisonment for indictable offences under that section that are committed for the purpose of committing another indictable offence under that Act or the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act or that are committed in a manner that, objectively speaking, creates a real risk of harm to another person;

(b) prescribe that, under certain circumstances, the offence is deemed to be committed in a manner that creates a real risk of harm to another person; and

(c) prescribe certain exceptions to the application of the section.

Elsewhere

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Penalties for the Criminal Possession of Firearms ActRoutine Proceedings

June 10th, 2015 / 3:10 p.m.
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Central Nova Nova Scotia

Conservative

Peter MacKay ConservativeMinister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-69, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. Nur.

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