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Is it a Crime Not to Report a Crime in...

Under section 22 of the Criminal Code of Canada, if an individual has an awareness of a crime because they have witnessed the crime or have been told that the crime has occurred, and by not reporting this crime to the police service or other relevant agency, this individual is in some way aiding or abetting the crime to take place, they may be charged with counselling an offence. Conviction of an offence under s.22 would result in a criminal record. It is quite rare for someone to be charged under s.22. Counselling Section 22 Person counselling offence 22. (1) Where a person counsels another person to be a party to an offence and that other person is afterwards a party to that offence, the person who counselled is a party to that offence, notwithstanding that the offence was committed in a way different from that which was counselled. Idem (2)…

12 Apr 2016

Is it possible to have the fingerprints and...

7 Apr 2016

is it possible to have mugshots destroyed from Police databanks It is possible to have your fingerprints removed from Police databanks  When…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays

6 Apr 2016

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction…

Richard Rosario #wrongfullyconvictedwednesday

6 Apr 2016

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction…

Is it a Crime to Gossip?

5 Apr 2016

Acts of defamation libel can be criminal   Gossiping can be a criminal offence, in the Criminal Code of Canada it is defined as defamation libel.…