The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. A person younger than the age of majority is considered a "minor child. At the age of majority, the responsibility of parents, guardians, or child protective services generally ends. However, child support is determined by the court or agreement for each case and therefore may continue past the age of majority.
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Current laws on sex work , introduced by the Conservative government in , make it illegal to purchase or advertise sexual services and illegal to live on the material benefits from sex work. Although it is legal to sell sexual services, in some cases it is illegal to solicit in public areas. It is the first time in Canadian history that the exchange of sexual services for money is made illegal. The Canadian Department of Justice , claims that the new legal framework "reflects a significant paradigm shift away from the treatment of prostitution as 'nuisance', as found by the Supreme Court of Canada in Bedford , toward treatment of prostitution as a form of sexual exploitation that disproportionately and negatively impacts on women and girls". The new laws came in response to the Canada AG v Bedford ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada , which found to be unconstitutional the laws prohibiting brothels , public communication for the purpose of prostitution and living on the profits of prostitution.
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An Act respecting the registration of information relating to sex offenders, to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:. If they are required to report to a registration centre designated under the National Defence Act , they shall report in person unless regulations are made under paragraph
This article was published more than 6 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. Sex work and the rules around it have dominated Parliament Hill chatter. The second stage of the federal government's race to pass a bill governing prostitution by the end of the year has begun, with the Senate legal and constitutional affairs committee beginning hearings. This comes after the House of Commons justice committee's rare summer sitting on Bill C , which was tabled in June, six months after the Supreme Court struck down some of Canada's prostitution laws.