Article content An Edmonton judge has struck down a section of the Criminal Code that orders mandatory lifetime registration on a national sex-offenders list offender registry registered sex offenders in Edmonton anyone convicted of more than one sexual offence. The RCMP handles the administration and maintenance of the database.
The National Sex Offender Registry NSOR is a national registration system for sex offenders convicted of designated sex offences and ordered by the courts to report annually to police. This has been the subject of much ongoing legal controversy. Article content continued Court heard he was 19 when he assaulted a woman at a party.
Moen goes on to write that including offenders "who have little to no chance of reoffending" does nothing to protect the public and subjecting them to the rigours of being on the sex offender registry is, again, "overbroad.
His offences, Iginla argued, occurred as part of the same, single event, making him less likely to reoffend than someone convicted of two entirely separate sexual assaults.
She agreed with his argument that ordering his lifetime registration as a sex offender amounted to cruel and unusual punishment. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. The amendment makes it mandatory for a person convicted of a sexual offence be put on SOIRA list of offenders for 10 years if their sentence was between two and five years.
Read more about cookies here. A sex offender must also be registered for life if they are convicted of more than one offence.
Later in the night one of the women awoke to Ndhlovu's fingers in her vagina. An Edmonton judge has struck down a section of the Criminal Code that orders mandatory lifetime registration on a national sex-offenders list for anyone convicted of more than one sexual offence. Log In.
She agreed with his argument that ordering his lifetime registration as a sex offender amounted to cruel and unusual punishment. There are criminal penalties for the misuse of the data either by persons authorized to have access to it or by third parties who may obtain the information.