TITLE

PRESUMED GUILTY

AUTHOR(S)
Simons, Paula
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Alberta Views;Jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Victims Restitution and Compensation Payment Act (VRCPA) of Alberta. It reports that under the act, the government can take possession of assets, properties or money of any individual accused of a crime, whether proven guilty or not. It states that according to Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership President and co-founder of the Calgary Civil Liberties Association, the civil forfeiture law violates the Alberta Bill of Rights.
ACCESSION #
51471233

 

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