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existing law and pressing for the establishment of new torts. Standing law should be broadened to allow groups
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Table of Contents


Animals and the Criminal Law (Canada)
(01 January 2015)

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Mens Rea (Wilfulness)
  3. Main Offences
  4. Colour of Right Defence
  5. Related Offences
  6. Penalties


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