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42nd Parliament, 1st Session (December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019)

M-161, Record Suspension Program

Report and Government Response

Report 30: M-161, Record Suspension Program
  • Adopted by the Committee: December 11, 2018
  • Presented to the House: December 13, 2018


That the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security be instructed to undertake a study of the Record Suspension Program to: (a) examine the impact of a record suspension to help those with a criminal record reintegrate into society; (b) examine the impact of criminal record suspension fees and additional costs associated with the application process on low-income applicants; (c) identify appropriate changes to fees and service standards for record suspensions; (d) identify improvements to better support applicants for a criminal record suspension; and that the Committee present its final report and recommendations to the House within nine months of the adoption of this motion