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Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

Version of section 2 from 2015-07-23 to 2018-10-16:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Act.



offence means an offence under the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act or the Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, a designated substance offence as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act or an offence under section 91 or Part 3 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. (infraction)



victim means an individual who has suffered physical or emotional harm, property damage or economic loss as the result of the commission or alleged commission of an offence. (victime)

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