Legislation

New bill to slay ‘zombie laws,’ but critics say marijuana, judge appointments should be top priority

‘They should start focusing on the issues that are before Parliament now that will better protect innocent people and victims and make the judicial system work,’ says Conservative justice critic Nicholson.

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured last year, tabled Bill C-39 on Wednesday, which seeks to wipe out provisions of the Criminal Code that have been deemed unconstitutional, but have remained in the text. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By RACHEL AIELLO

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 AM

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