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Cross Examination of Victims by Accused Perpetrators – 1996

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.131

Club:

North Toronto

Province:

Ontario

Year:

1996

Status:

Resolved

Background:

Comments:

THEREFORE BE IE RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada strongly urges the Federal Government to further amend the criminal code to protect all victims of violence, particularly sexual assault victims, from being directly cross-examined during a trial by the accused perpetrator of that violence and make it mandatory for the court to appoint counsel.

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Article ID: 12982