Clare’s Law

RCMP in Saskatchewan will now participate in Clare’s Law

Mar 31, 2021 | 8:58am

The Saskatchewan RCMP have announced they will now participate in Clare’s Law. The law, which allows police services to provide disclosure information to a potential victim of interpersonal violence, came into effect in Saskatchewan in June of last year. At the time, the RCMP announced they could not participate due to the Privacy Act. Over […]

Clare’s Law in Saskatchewan used handful of times; Mounties review their role

Feb 27, 2021 | 12:41pm

A first-of-its-kind law in Canada meant to warn those at risk of domestic violence has had a slower-than-expected uptake in its first eight months. Legislation known informally as “Clare’s Law” came into force in Saskatchewan last June. It allows police to warn someone that they could be in danger from their partner. A committee with […]

Clare’s Law to take effect Monday in Saskatchewan without RCMP participation

Jun 29, 2020 | 10:36am

“Clare’s Law” comes into force in Saskatchewan Monday. The law authorizes police forces in the province to disclose risk information related to a person’s violent or abusive past to intimate partners whose safety may be at risk. Saskatchewan is the first jurisdiction to enact “Clare’s Law,” which allows applicants who believe they may be at […]

Disappointment being expressed by SK government with RCMP over “Clare’s Law” participation

Jun 22, 2020 | 10:42am

The province is expressing disappointment with the RCMP over the fact they will not participate in enforcing “Clare’s Law”. Saskatchewan is the first province in Canada to introduce the legislation which comes into effect June 29. Clare’s Law allows police to disclose information which could help potential victims of domestic violence by allowing people to […]