1983 Meeting of Commonwealth Law Ministers

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 14–18 February 1983: Memoranda

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Principles and Objectives of Criminal Law

In August 1982, the Minister of Justice of Canada publicly released a major statement of government policy with respect to Canadian criminal law. This statement, entitled The Criminal Law in Canadian Society, is unique in Canadian experience in setting out an explicit statement of principles on the basis of which criminal law policy is to be pursued in the coming years.


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