Once the Bill becomes law, it will provide a statutory offence
of domestic abuse against a partner or ex-partner - including psychological abuse.
From today, a person who uses or threatens to use unlawful violence, and whose conduct would cause another person at the scene to be terrified, can be charged with the new statutory offence
Further, a law creating the statutory offence
of bribery in sports will be punishable with imprisonment not exceeding five years or to a fine not exceeding 100,000 euros.
And never ringing his grandma, and only visiting me to bring home a bag of washing when his neighbours have complained to the council and the smell of his socks has become a statutory offence
This is only the third conviction for the statutory offence
of corporate manslaughter and the penalty imposed in this case is a lot higher than any imposed on earlier offenders.
The article then outlines four particular issues arising from the statutory expansion of the definition of theft, and concludes that retaining the distinction between offences such as' theft and fraudulent conversion would be preferable to a single statutory offence
The bill creates the statutory offence
of fraud, which can be committed in three ways: "where a person dishonestly makes a false representation, or wrongfully fails to disclose information, or secretly abuses a position of trust with intent to make a gain or to cause loss or to expose another to the risk of loss".
The Ontario Act contains a statutory offence
for those found convicted of contravening the Act or regulations and provides for a fine of not more than $25,000 or imprisonment for a term of not more than one year, or both.
Tax partner designate Ms Jan Ellis said: 'Last month the Government announced a new statutory offence
of evading income tax, which carries a maximum jail sentence of seven years, with unlimited fines.
It makes kidnap a statutory offence
but failed to take account of cases still pending.
The Act introduces a new statutory offence
of corporate manslaughter.
So far there is no news on the private member's bill to define the desecration of war memorials as a statutory offence