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Written Submission Regarding Bill C-23, the Preclearance Act, 2016 to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

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In this brief, the BCCLA sets out its chief concerns with Bill C-23, the Preclearance Act, 2016. At the outset, we wish to emphasize that the BCCLA understands the significant benefits of preclearance. However, our position is that even taking into account the different expectation of privacy that people have in a border area, many of the new powers in the Bill are simply not justified and could be found to be unconstitutional.

Read the full BCCLA submission by clicking here.