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Civil Asset Forfeiture in Canada
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-88804-527-0
Product Type: Supplemented book
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Number of Volumes: 1 volume looseleaf, filed to date, with 2 months free service
Binding: 3-Ring Binder
Publication Date: 2012-02-17
Publisher: Canada Law Book
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Description
Civil asset forfeiture is a growing area of law. Civil Asset Forfeiture in Canada is a practical quick-reference guide to defending, bringing and asserting claims in civil forfeiture proceedings across Canada. Updated regularly, this is a one-stop resource guide on this area of law containing caselaw, commentary and legislation from across Canada. Each chapter includes a practical guide through the process and practice tips. It breaks down each phase of a proceeding, as well as the obligations on the crown and the defences available to litigants.Table of ContentsIntroductionConstitutional Law and Charter LawLiterary ProceedsBritish ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntarioQuebecNew BrunswickNova Scotia
About the Author
Jeffrey Simser is a legal director who has worked for Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General since 1992 and currently works with a number of agencies. In 2000, he led the policy development and legislative drafting for Canada's first civil asset forfeiture law; later he built and led the unit which litigated cases at all levels of court and managed frozen and forfeited properties across the province. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Laws degree from Queen's University, and a Master of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. He trained as a corporate lawyer on Bay Street in Toronto before joining the government. He has held a number of posts in the province including legal counsel, executive assistant to a Deputy Minister, advisor on tobacco tax issues and senior advisor on justice issues in Cabinet Office. He has worked with numerous jurisdictions and published on asset forfeiture issues in Canada, the United States, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia.
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