With rural crime continuing to be an issue in Saskatchewan a resolution was put forward at SARM on Tuesday by the R.M. of Kindersley.
It asked Ottawa to consider expanding the justification for rights on properties.
Gord Wyant, Minister of Justice and Attorney General said allowing people more freedom from the law is not the answer to ending rural crime.
“We would be opposed to legislation where people could take the law into their own hands, we’ve seen in the United States where they have legislation like that and some of the serious consequences that can flow from that. So we wouldn’t be supportive of that kind of legislation,” Wyant said.
Wyant said curbing rural crime issues is going to come down to their continued communication with the RCMP and federal government.
He also said the province is looking forward to what Herb Cox is going to recommend be done to stop rural crime.
Cox was given this task by Brad Wall to do research on the issue and bring recommendations to the table on how the province could solve the rural crime issue.
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