We call upon the Government of Canada to repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada
Why “Not Started?
No action or progress since Bill S-206 “An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (protection of children against standard child-rearing violence) didn’t progress beyond second reading in the senate on May 31, 2018 – almost four years ago. Efforts to date have been focused on education and raising awareness on issues with spanking.
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association Recommendation
Urges Parliament to replace s. 43 of the Criminal Code with a narrow, modern exemption that can be developed after careful Parliamentary study, consideration of……
March 16, 2016
Legislative Status of Bill S-206
Bill S-206 introduced for First Reading
Senate Bill S-206 “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of children against standard child-rearing violence) introduced for First Reading…
December 8, 2015