Civil Forfeiture Reports


Civil Forfeiture in Canada (2015-2016)

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Canada’s provincial civil forfeiture laws were originally intended to deter crime and compensate victims. In Canada today, civil forfeiture is not exclusively used to satisfy these objectives. It has instead become a supplement or alternative to the criminal law. This transformation has had a profound impact on many of the most important rights enjoyed by Canadians.

 

This report published on March 3, 2016 by Canadian Constitution Foundation and the Institute for Liberal Studies takes a critical look at Canada’s provincial civil forfeiture laws.

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