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, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

Status

In committee (Senate), as of June 19, 2014
(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 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.

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