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Amend Criminal Code, Sentences for Sex Crimes

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:600.10.9
Club:Vancouver
Province:British Columbia
Year:1948
Status:Resolved
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the BPW Vancouver, requests the Federal Government, through the Minister of Justice, to amend the Criminal Code so that indeterminate sentences may be given to persons convicted of sex crimes, in order that they may receive treatment and be kept away from society until pronounced by a competent Board, including a psychiatrist, to be ready to return to life in the community.(See also: Resolutions 1964-26 and 1964-27, Section 700.10)

 

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Article ID: 791