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Paralegals, articling, LPP and law students can continue to act in summary conviction matters despite Bill C-75 changes in force today

Numerous amendments to the Criminal Code contained in Bill C-75 (SC 2019, c 25) come into force today – September 19, 2019, including a provision that will increase the default maximum penalty for summary conviction offences from six months imprisonment to two years less a day.

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