Review of Provincial and Territorial Domestic Violence Legislation and Implementation Strategies

PART II. A COMPARISON OF KEY CLAUSES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTS AND REGULATIONS

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Table 1. A Comparison of Key Clauses of Domestic Violence Acts and Regulations (cont'd)
Item Compared Jurisdiction
Saskatchewan PEI Yukon Alberta Manitoba
14. Designated Persons[1] Reg 3 The following categories of persons are designated for the purposes of clause 8(1)(b) of the Act: (a) program co-ordinators of victims assistance programs that receive funding from the victims’ fund established pursuant to The Victims of Crime Act; (b) community case workers funded under tripartite aboriginal policing agreements; (c) employees of the following who are officers pursuant to section 57 of The Child and Family Services Act: (i) The Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit Co-operative Ltd.; (ii) Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service, Inc.; (iii) Mobile Crisis Services, Inc.; (d) peace officers. Reg 3 For the purposes of clause 8(1)(b) of the Act the following categories of persons are designated: (a) peace officers; (b) Victim Services Workers, and Assistant Victim Services Workers of the Victim Services Program established under section 7 of the Victims of Crime Act R.S.P.E.I. 1998, Cap. V-3.1 (EC558/96); 210/99) Reg 2 (1) The following categories of persons are designated pursuant to paragraph 2(1)(b) of the Act for the purposes of applying for an Emergency Intervention Order and a victim’s assistance order: (a) a peace officer; (b) a victim services worker employed by the Government of Yukon. (2) The category of persons designated pursuant to paragraph 2(1)(b) of the Act for the purposes of applying for a warrant of entry is peace officers. Reg 3 The following categories of persons are designated pursuant to section 6(1)(b) of the Act for the purpose of applying for emergency protection orders: (a) a peace officer or a person authorized by a police service to assist it in applying for emergency protection orders; (b) a person acting on behalf of an agency authorized by the Minister of Family and Social Services to apply for emergency protection orders. See item 9 (Application for an Order)

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