An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Sponsor

Ralph Goodale  Liberal

Status

Second reading (House), as of March 1, 2019

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Summary

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This enactment amends the Criminal Records Act to, among other things, allow persons who have been convicted under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Narcotic Control Act and the National Defence Act only of simple possession of cannabis offences committed before October 17, 2018 to apply for a record suspension without being subject to the period required by the Criminal Records Act for other offences or to the fee that is otherwise payable in applying for a suspension.

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An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabisRoutine Proceedings

March 22nd, 2019 / 12:15 p.m.
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David Lametti Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Lib.

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, a charter statement for Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis.

Criminal Records ActRoutine Proceedings

March 1st, 2019 / 12:05 p.m.
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Regina—Wascana Saskatchewan

Liberal

Ralph Goodale LiberalMinister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-93, an act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis.

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