Call to Action # 6

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. 

Current Status

December 2, 2022

Not Started

Previous Status

October 16, 2022

Not Started

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