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Young Offenders Act Liberal Government
2,058 wordsTHE LIBERAL PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF CANADA As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the 29 % top tax rate to 26 % for incomes ranging from $ 60, 000 to $ 100, 000, and we will eliminate the deficit reduction surtax. In 2000, we reduced the 26 % middle rate for those earning between $ 30, 000 and $ 60, 000 to 24 %. As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce it further, to 22 %. As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the bottom rate to 16 % from 17 % for incomes below $ 30, 000. We will provide fuel tax reb...
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Young Offenders Act Criminal Behavior
1,520 wordsthat has generated many hours of thought and meditation for concerned members. It is felt by many that the change needed in the area of delinquency within the First Nations culture is to overcome the effects of colonization and this must begin with the youth. It is with the youth that the future of the culture lies. There has been extensive research done in this area and although much of the material is not directed at one specific culture in society, the facts remain that it is a problem The su...
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The Young Offenders Act Debate
744 wordsUnder fire from the date of its creation, the debate over the validity of the Young Offenders Act continues. Should the YOA remain in its current form as a part of the Canadian legal system? An examination of the reasons it is seen as being ineffective, the need for change, and the suggested amendments and substitutes will provide an accurate picture of the situation from which a conclusion can be drawn. The young offenders act in its current form is nearly optimal. However, there enough reasons...
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Canada Young Offenders Act
1,152 wordsOfficially passed in Parliament in 1984, the Young Offenders Act was the final say in the rights of all criminal offenders of the ages 12 - 17. Most children under the age of twelve are not held responsible for crimes they may commit any one over 18 is considered an adult and tried according to the Criminal Code of Canada. The Canadian government managed to agree that young children and teens have special needs that the Criminal Code couldnt provide for. The YOA provides more opportunities for r...
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Young Offenders Act People In Society
1,822 wordsIn todays society, the problem of juvenile delinquency is running more rampant than ever before. Also, the degrees to which it occurs are far more serious than they were, even ten years ago. The problem used to be over-simplified and chalked up to kids will be kids, but todays kids are contributing to much more serious crimes than they used to. One statistic states that youths under the age of 18 years accounted for 15. 4 % of arrests for violent crimes and 33. 5 % of arrests for property crimes...
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Young Offenders Act Youth Criminals
1,202 wordsDont Fix What Is Not Broken Recent highly publicized murders and other crimes across Canada have resulted in a rally of people calling for harsher punishments for young offenders. Political parties and victims groups lead the parade. But harsher punishment such as longer sentences, restricted or no parole and a return to capital punishment will not lead to a reduction in crime. The Young Offenders Act recognizes the maturity and understanding differences between youths and adults. Rehabilitation...
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Young Offenders Act Juvenile Delinquent
584 wordsThis essay was written to show the advantages and disadvantages of the Young Offenders Act over the previous Juvenile Delinquents Act. Also it should give a theoretical understanding of the current Canadian Juvenile-Justice system, the act and its implications and the effects of the young offenders needs and mental health on the outcome of the trials. In the interest of society the young offenders act was brought forth on april second 1984. This act was created to ensure the rights and the needs...
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Progressive Conservative Party Young Offenders Act
4,213 wordsLIBERAL PARTY PLATFORM OVERVIEW OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL THE LIBERAL PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF CANADA STRONG FINANCES? As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the 29 % top tax rate to 26 % for incomes ranging from $ 60, 000 to $ 100, 000, and we will eliminate the deficit reduction surtax. ? In 2000, we reduced the 26 % middle rate for those earning between $ 30, 000 and $ 60, 000 to 24 %. As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce it further, to 22 %. ? As of January 1, 2001, we will reduce the bottom rate to...
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Young Offenders Act Violent Offenders
3,868 wordsPublic Policy on Youth Crime The most recent phenomenon in today s society is youth crime, and the type of serious crimes that youths are committing. The key question that one must ask oneself is why are the children of tomorrow committing these crimes, and what measures are government organizations, and interest groups taking to deter young peoples and at the same time re-habilitating young offenders? The issues this paper will be analysing will show the comparison between the Young Offenders A...
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Young Offenders Act Democratic Society
746 wordsLobbyist necessary for government reform Lobbying is a formal and recognized part of the democratic system. Lobbying is any form of direct or indirect communication with the government or its officials designed to influence public policy. A lobbyist is a paid professional who makes his / her living by influencing government. Business firms or various economic and political groups are the most frequent employers of lobbyists (e. g. Tobacco companies). A lobbyist is hired for their expertise and k...
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Young Offenders Act Reasonable Doubt
2,404 wordsSuch A Good Boy: How A Pampered Sons Greed Led to Murder: Summary 18 year old Darren Huenemann of Saanich, British Columbia seemed to be a model student, friend, son and grandson. His mother Sharon called him the perfect gentleman, as did most of the community around him. When his grandmother Doris made out her will in 1989, she made it so her daughter Sharon would receive half of her $ 4 million dollar estate, and Darren the other half. At the same time Sharon updated her will to include Darren...
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