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Other Decisions 2018 BCSC 62 (17/01/2018)

Authority: Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)

Date: 01/17/2018

Subject: The decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada), found the incompatibility of the norms of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (“CCRA”), in the matter of administrative segregation, with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, where they allow a prolonged and indefinite confinement of any person

Parties: British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and the John Howard Society of Canada v. Attorney General of Canada

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman punishments - Degrading punishments - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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