December 29th, 2017
Issue regarding constitutionality of the 1-year mandatory minimum sentence for sexual exploitation under s 153(1.1)(a) CC where Crown proceeds by indictment. 35-year old accused engaged in sexual relations with 16-year old niece (related through marriage) living with his family. Complainant had initiated the sexual relationship. Held: s 153(1.1) (a) CC violates s 12 of the … Read More.