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Check This Out ! Law changes to keep Corp Bosses honest

#1 User is offline   Tomcat 

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 07:52 AM

Greetings,
Check out whats happening in Canada.
Now this is what we need, and want put in place here in New Zealand...
It can be done. Lobby your MP's.

Bill C-45 Criminal Code Admendments Affecting the
Liability of Corporations
by John Beckett
Manager, Health and Safety
YVR

Excerpt:
Bill C-45 will hold a Corporation liable for crimes that are committed on behalf of or the benefit of the corporation by a senior person with policy or operational authority who:
1. committed the offence personally
2. had the necessary intent and directed the lower level employees who carried out the prohibited conduct;
3. was aware of or willfully blind to criminal activity carried out by lower level employees and failed to take remedial action.

A corporation can also be held liable for crimes of negligence where the acts or omissions of its representatives taken as a whole exhibit a "MARKED DEPARTURE FROM THE NORM" expected in the circumstances. Representatives include a director, partner, employee, member, agent, or contractor of the organization.

Here on page 2

http://www.wcbcanada.com/html/modules.php?...ic=&startrow=10

or read the bill here,

http://www.parl.gc.ca/common/Bills_ls.asp?...37&Ses=2&ls=C45


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Posted 08 May 2010 - 03:39 PM

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