Source:CBC News, cbc.ca, June 23, 2020
The Saskatchewan RCMP says it supports the law, but is bound by federal legislation.
A law that could warn people about a partner’s violent past will come into force in Saskatchewan next Monday but the RCMP said they won’t be taking part due to federal privacy concerns.
Under the Interpersonal Violence Disclosure Protocol Act — a.k.a. Clare’s Law — Saskatchewan residents can ask police to release information on an intimate partner’s past violent or abusive behaviour, including criminal convictions and a history of police responding to domestic violence complaints.
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