Learn How Crime Bill C-10 will result in an increase in Crime Rate On March 13, 2012, Canadian lawmakers approved Crime Bill C-10, also referred to the Omnibus Crime Bill. Keep reading and you'll learn why the passing of the Crime Bill is a big mistake. Crime Bill C-10 Impact #1: Pardon Waiting Periods The approval of Crime Bill C-10 led to an increase in the amount of time that an individual with a criminal record must wait in order to qualify for a pardon. Individuals with summary offences now have to wait 5 years instead of 3 years to[...]
The Omnibus Crime Bill C-10 passed on March 13, 2012 (Royal Assent) by the Parliament of Canada (Conservative Government0, resulting in PBC (Parole Board Canada) updates to their website on March 14 2012 advising the deadline to submit under the old Canada Pardon rules was March 12, 2012 (meaning mail had to be post-marked that day). New Crime Bill C-10 Rules Have Had a Serious Affect on Canadian Pardons All Canadian Pardon applications post-marked on or after March 13 2012 are subject to the new rules Bill C10 Canada Rules. The new rules, generally described (there may be exceptions), are:[...]
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