List of Legislative Amendments

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This is a chronological list of all amendments to criminal law-related legislation. Where possible links to the amending bill and the old and version of the code are included.

Criminal Code

Youth Criminal Justice Act and Precedents

Youth Criminal Justice Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
Safe Streets and Communities Act 2012, c. 1 March 13, 2012; Oct 23, 2012; and Feb 28, 2013 text
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mental disorder) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 2005, c. 22 June 30, 2005 text
An Act to establish the Library and Archives of Canada, to amend the Copyright Act and to amend certain Acts in consequence 2004, c. 11 May 21, 2004 text
Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2001 2002, c. 13 June 1, 2004 text
Yukon Act 2002, c. 7 April 1, 2003 text
Youth Criminal Justice Act 2002, c. 1 April 1, 2003 text

Young Offenders Act (1984 to 2003)

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
1999, c. 3 April 1, 1999
1996, c. 19 May 14, 1997
1995, c. 39 December 1, 1998
1995, c. 27 July 13, 1995
1995, c. 22 September 3, 1996
1995, c. 19 December 1, 1995
1994, c. 26 June 23, 1994
1993, c. 45 August 1, 1993
1993, c. 28, Sch. III April 1, 1999
1992, c. 47 Order of GIC
1992, c. 11 May 15, 1992
1992, c. 1 February 28, 1992
1991, c. 43 February 4, 1992
R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.)
R.S., 1985, c. 1 (3rd Supp.)
R.S., 1985, c. 24 (2nd Supp.)
Young Offenders Act R.S.C., 1985, c. Y-1

Juvenile Delinquents Act (1908 to 1984)

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Evidence Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2014 2015, c. 3 (Bill C-47) February 26, 2015 It modifies s. french wording in s. 37.3(1) official text
Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act 2014, c. 31 (Bill C-13) December 9, 2014 March 9, 2015 The Act "amends the Canada Evidence Act to ensure that the spouse is a competent and compellable witness for the prosecution with respect to the new offence of non-consensual distribution of intimate images." This consists of modifying s. 4(2). official text
Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act 2013, c. 18 (C-42) Jun 19, 2013 amends a schedule in the CEA
An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (certificate and special advocate) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act 2008, c. 3 amends s. 3 referencing IRPA text
Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act 2005, c. 46 adds reference to Integrity Officer to Schedule of CEA text
An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (protection of children and other vulnerable persons) and Canada Evidence Act (Bill C-2) 2005, c. 32 January 6, 2006 Adds s. 16.1 of the Canada Evidence Act text
An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts 2004, c. 12 text
Public Service Modernization Act 2003, c. 22 text
Courts Administration Service Act 2002, c. 8 text
Yukon Act 2002, c. 7 text
Youth Criminal Justice Act 2002, c. 1 text
Anti-terrorism Act 2001, c. 41 text
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act 2000, c. 5
1999, c. 28
Extradition Act 1999, c. 18
1998, c. 9
1997, c. 18
Business Development Bank of Canada Act 1995, c. 28
1994, c. 44
1993, c. 34
1993, c. 28
1992, c. 47
1992, c. 1

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Precedent

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (Bill C-45) pending pending
An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (Bill C-37) pending pending
An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (substances used in the production of fentanyl) (Bill S-225) pending pending
Respect for Communities Act S.C. 2015, c. 22 June 18, 2015  ?? Amendments relating to the supervision of safe injection sites text
Safe Streets and Communities Act 2012, c. 1 text
An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (methamphetamine and ecstasy) 2011, c. 14 text
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (proceeds of crime) and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act 2005, c. 44 text
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Act 2005, c. 10 text
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (organized crime and law enforcement) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts 2001, c. 32 text
1999, c. 5 May 1, 1999
1997, c. 18 May 14, 1997
1996, c. 16 July 12, 1996
1996, c. 80 July 12, 1996


Narcotics Control Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
1997, c. 18 June 16, 1997
1997, c. 6 April 1, 1997
1996, c. 16 August 12, 1996
1996, c. 8 August 12, 1996
1993, c. 37 September 1, 1993
1993, c. 28 April 1, 1999
1992, c. 51 January 30, 1993
1992, c. 20 November 1, 1992
1992, c. 1 February 28, 1992
1990, c. 17 September 1, 1990
1990, c. 16 July 1, 1990
RSC 1985, c. 42 (4th Supp.)
RSC 1985, c. 27 (2nd Supp.)
RSC 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.)
RSC 1985, c. 11 (1st Supp.)

Sex Offender Registration Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
Protecting Victims From Sex Offenders Act 2010, c. 17 text
An Act to amend the National Defence Act, the Criminal Code, the Sex Offender Information Registration Act and the Criminal Records Act 2007, c. 5 text
Sex Offender Information Registration Act 2004, c 10 text

DNA Identification Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
Safe Streets and Communities Act 2012, c. 1 text
An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to DNA identification 2007, c. 22 text
An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the DNA Identification Act and the National Defence Act 2005, c. 25 text
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Act 2005, c. 10 text
Youth Criminal Justice Act 2002, c.1 text
2000, c.10
DNA Identification Act 1998, c.37

Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims) 2015, c. 11 (Bill C-479) April 23, 2015  ?? amends Corrections and Conditional Release Act to delay release of certain offenders official text
Safe Streets and Communities Act 2012, c. 1 official text
Youth Criminal Justice Act 2002, c.1 text
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 2001, c. 27 text
2000, c. 24
1999, c. 31
1999, c. 18
1998, c. 35
1997, c. 17
1996, c. 19
1995, c. 42
1993, c. 34
1992, c. 20

Prisons and Reformatories Act

Act Name Citation Royal Assent In force Summary Amendment Text
Safe Streets and Communities Act 2012, c. 1 text
Youth Criminal Justice Act 2002, c.1 text
1997, c. 2
1995, c. 42
1992, c. 20
Prisons and Reformatories Act R.S., 1985, c. P-20

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