Martin's Pocket Criminal Code contains complete text of the Criminal Code
Martin's Pocket Criminal Code contains:
- Complete text of the Criminal Code
- Regularly used Forms of Charges for the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
It also includes:
- Youth Criminal Justice Act
- Canada Evidence Act
- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
- Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act
- Interpretation Act
- Firearms Actt
- Identification of Criminals Act
New in this edition
Legislative highlights feature all of the latest legislative amendments including:
Criminal Code of Canada amended by:
- Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c. 16 (former Bill C-45) – The much-anticipated legalization of marihuana took place in 2018, which resulted in amendments not only to the Code, but also to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Firearms Act, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
- An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences related to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2018, c. 21 (former Bill C-46) – This amending statute effectively replaced and modernized Canada’s regime of driving offences.
- An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, S.C. 2018, c. 29 (former Bill C-51) – Amendments in this enactment aim to enhance and update Code provisions deemed obsolete, redundant or risky in light of the Charter, as well as to modify particular Code provisions concerning sexual assault.
- An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments), S.C. 2018, c. 26 (former Bill C-47).
- Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1, S.C. 2018, c. 12 (former Bill C-74), and Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, S.C. 2018, c. 27 (former Bill C-86).
- Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act, S.C. 2018, c. 11 (former Bill C-66).