Legislation

Justice Committee calls on Wilson-Raybould to clean up ‘hodgepodge’ Criminal Code

In a letter sent to the Justice minister, committee members signalled interest in helping her remove outdated, unconstitutional clauses in the law, parallel to a newly underway justice system review.

Liberal MPs Chris Bittle and Anthony Housefather, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Conservative MP Michael Cooper. Ms. Wilson-Raybould is under pressure from members of the House Justice Committee to modernize the Criminal Code. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By RACHEL AIELLO

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 12:00 AM

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