Canada : : Bill C-339

Canadian legislation introduced by Honourable Irwin Cotler.

Canada-01In November 2010, the Canadian Parliament followed the United States by proposing similar legislation to the “Justice for Sergei Magnitsky Act” which was presented as a Private Member’s Bill by the Hon. Irwin Cotler MP, to the Canadian House of Commons. Irwin Cotler is a former Canadian Justice Minister and former lawyer to Nelson Mandela. The new draft legislation would require the Canadian Government to deny entry to the Russ­ian officials in the Magnitsky case and their family members.
The Canadian Bill is entitled “An Act to Condemn Corruption and Impunity in Russia in the Case and Death of Sergei Magnitsky”