Justice

Nunavut government can now seize property related to crime

Unlawful Property Forfeiture Act passed in 2017 but came into effect in April

A law that gives the Nunavut government the power to seize property suspected of being used for illegal activity is now in effect. Nunavut lawmakers passed the Unlawful Property Forfeiture Act in March 2017, but it wasn’t in effect until April 1 of this year. Justice Minister George Hickes announced its implementation June 2 in...

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