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Safety on the Streets – 1982

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.65

Club:

Duncan

Province:

British Columbia

Year:

1982

Status:

Open

Background:

Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Minister of Justice to1) instruct the Attorneys-General of the Provinces to instruct their Crown Attorneys to make greater use of the provisions of the Dangerous Offenders Act;2) provide a greater degree of forensic psychiatric assessment and treatment for persons convicted of violent crimes where such treatment is indicated for the rehabilitation of these prisoners;3) review the power granted under the prison system and the Parole Act to stress protection of the public rather than the alleged rights of those convicted of violent crimes.

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Article ID: 13081