TITLE

Alberta to seek recovery of health costs associated with criminal activity

AUTHOR(S)
McLaren, Christie
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, pE41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Bill 48, the Crown's Right of Recovery Act, in Canada. Accordingly, legislation would mean suing convicted people for the cost of treating sustained injuries from the crime. The government is said to have been selling the legislation as a crackdown on crime and a cost-savings for the taxpayers.
ACCESSION #
43396958

 

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