Constitutionality of Sex Offender Registries for the NCR

Constitutionality of Sex Offender Registries for the NCR

On Friday, November 20, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in Ontario (Attorney General) v. G. At issue is the constitutionality of Christopher’s Law, which requires persons to be registered on the sex offender registry even where they were found not criminally responsible on an account of mental disorder (“NCR”) for sexual offences and discharged absolutely by a review board.

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