What is Bill c31?

What is Bill c31?

Bill C-31 was the first attempt to address sex-based inequities in the Indian Act . Women who married non-Indians no longer lost their status and Indian women who had previously lost their status through marriage to a non-Indian man became eligible to apply for reinstatement, as did their children.

Did Bill C-45 get passed?

The federal government’s omnibus Bill C-45 passed through Senate today which is a main thorn in the side of all the First Nation peoples gathered in the Idle No More movement sweeping across the country. Senate passed the bill with a vote of 50-27. It will now be sent to the Governor General who will sign off on it.

What did Bill C 464 do?

Bill C-464 amends the Criminal Code to provide that the detention of an accused in custody may be justified where it is necessary for the protection or safety of the public, including any persons under the age of 18 years.

Who benefited from Bill C-31?

Among other changes, the bill also enabled all first-generation children of these marriages and individuals who had been enfranchised to regain their legal status. More than 114,000 people gained or regained their Indian status as a result of Bill C-31. (See also Women and the Indian Act.)

How did Bill C 10 change the definition of serious violent Offence?

Bill C-10, however, further expands the definition of “violent offences” to include acts which “endangers the life or safety of another person by creating a substantial likelihood of causing bodily harm”. This is an approach that was expressly rejected by the Supreme Court of Canada in the same case.

What does Bill C-45 do?

The Westray bill or Bill C-45 was federal legislation that amended the Canadian Criminal Code and became law on March 31, 2004. The Bill (introduced in 2003) established new legal duties for workplace health and safety, and imposed serious penalties for violations that result in injuries or death.

Are Kate and David Bagby still alive?

Deceased (1973–2001)
Dr. Andrew Bagby/Living or Deceased

When did Bill C 464 pass?

DECEMBER 15, 2010
BAIL REFORM BILL C-464 BECAME LAW IN CANADA ON DECEMBER 15, 2010. It adds a clause to section 515(10) (b) of the criminal code giving courts the power to deny bail to someone accused of a serious crime who is deemed a potential danger to children under the age of 18.

Why was Bill C-32 introduced in Canada?

Bill C-32 called for a mandatory review of copyright law every five years. Two clauses it introduced that had not been seen in previous Canadian legislation were an exception that allowed unlocking cell phones and a ” YouTube exception” permitting compilations of copyrighted works as long as they had no digital locks.

What did Bill C-32 do to DVD players?

Bill C-32 was also interpreted as banning the user of region-free DVD players. According to CBC News, the bill would have even criminalized “websites designed to encourage violation and piracy”.

What are the amendments to Bill C-32?

As well, Bill C-32 proposes amendments to the exceptions available to educational institutions, libraries, museums, archives and persons with a “perceptual disability” in order to facilitate the use of digital technologies and make the provisions more technologically neutral.