Bill S-235

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Second Session, Forty-third Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-235
An Act to amend the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (posting of information about the victim)
FIRST READING, June 9, 2021
THE HONOURABLE SENATOR Boisvenu
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SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights by adding a right relating to the posting, by the offender, of information about the victim.
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2nd Session, 43rd Parliament,
69-70 Elizabeth II, 2020-2021
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-235
An Act to amend the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (posting of information about the victim)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

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1This Act may be cited as the Véronique Barbe Act.
2015, c. 13, s. 2

Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

2The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is amended by adding the following after section 11:
Posting of information about the victim
11.‍1Every victim has the right to have reasonable and necessary measures taken by the appropriate authorities in the criminal justice system to prohibit the offender from posting any information about the victim on the Internet.
Published under authority of the Senate of Canada



explanatory notes

Canadian Victims Bill of Rights
Clause 2:New.

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