A Brief on Bill C-15, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Evidence Act Regarding Sexual Offences Against Young People

Applauds government’s initiatives regarding child sexual abuse, but shows concern about procedure and evidence provisions. Outlines changes to improve child victims’ access to the courts and proposes changes to new offences of sexual interference, sexual exploitation, and invitation to sexual touching including an additional offence to deal with the problem of repeated sexual offences on a particular victim by the same offender.

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