Canadian Foundation for Children

Canadian Foundation for Children

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law v. Canada, [2004] 1 S.C.R. 76, 2004 SCC 4 - known also as the spanking case - is a leading Charter decision of the Supreme Court of Canada where the Court upheld section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada that allowed for a defence for assaulting children as not in violation of section 7, section 12 or section 15(1) of the Charter.The Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law ("Foundation") applied for a declaration to strike-down section 43 of the Criminal Code which states, under the section entitled "Protection of Persons in Authority,"43. Every schoolteacher, parent or person standing in the place of a parent is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child, as the case may be, who is under his care, if the force does not exceed what is reasonable under the circumstances.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Sess Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136037203
  • 9786136037202