Stephen Harper's Anti-Terrorism Act
Following the directives of George II, Prince Stephen came up with the anti-terrorism act, which rivals the patriot act, and of course, made the emperor proud. The psycophants or psychophants have decided that is is time to reduce the numbers of their flocks of sheeple.
Anti Terrorism Act
Stephen Harper, prince-ruler of the realm of ice and snow has announced that he will continue to work with the Emperor-to-the-south in its
international "war on terror." Upon receiving his dispatch from George II, Prince Harper said that he has made a new law called the "Anti-
Terrorism Act" which will allow his government to fight terrorists and terrorism, both at home and internationally.
The anti-terrorism act gives more power to local, provincial, and federal authorities to identify, arrest, prosecute, convict, and otherwise
punish terrorist groups.
"The tough new anti-terrorism laws will help fight terrorist propaganda and hate crimes," Harper said, "and ensure that the authorities will
conduct themselves in a manner befitting Canadian respect for human rights and values of fairness."
The government said that under the Criminal Code, terrorist activities have always been illegal in Canada, and dealt with in criminal courts.
Ottawa, along with CSIS, the Queen's Cowboys and other law enforcement agencies, are prosecuting a number of people on bogus charges
of attempting to blow up the CN Tower, behead Stephen Harper, etc.
The Canadian government is a signatory to the 12 Conventions and Protocols of the U.N., which deal with terrorism. Ottawa has ratified 10
of the counter-terrorism measures and will shortly ratify the last two measures. The first 10 conventions deal with things like harming all
aviation and airports, international shipping, internationally protected persons and diplomats, security of all nuclear materials, taking hostages
and terrorist bombings.
The last two measures to be ratified are the Suppression of Terrorist Financing and the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings. The terrorist
financing convention will deal with freezing the assets and properties of terrorists, contains provisions for those who engage in or support
terrorist activities, or those who offer or provide other services to terrorists.
The terrorist bombing convention deals with terrorists who target public places and other civil infrastructures, all government buildings and
facilities, transportation systems, etc., with explosives, chemical or biological weapons, or other lethal devices.
"Canada has met its obligations under the U.N. Conventions and Protocols," said a government spokesmen, "and this will allow federal
court judges to order the forfeiture and seizure of assets and property used for terrorist activities."
Canada will also ratify the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel Convention. This measure includes provisions to ensure the
safety of all U.N. personnel, all NATO forces, from attacks against their person, official premises, methods of transportation, private
Under this U.N. convention, the Criminal Code of Canada will be amended to include these U.N. conventions. These provisions are provided
for disabling and dismantling terrorist groups and their activities & for those who support terrorists, or those who are associated with
terrorists in other ways.
The Criminal Code of Canada defines "terrorist activity" as any action that takes place inside or outside of Canada, and which violates any
of the 12 U.N. Conventions and Protocols. Offences under these U.N. anti-terrorism measures includes blackmailing or taking hostages for
political, religious, or other purposes, and which actions may result in a threat to national security by harming, killing, or otherwise endangering
a police officer, property destruction, disruption or destruction of all essential services, facilities, or systems, harming the public, etc.
The Canadian government has/will designate(d) individuals or groups it deems to be terrorist or engaged in terrorist activities.
The government designation of "terrorist" also gives a clear mandate to law enforcement, the prosecutors, and the courts to define "terrorists"
or "terrorist activity" while the status quo is being protected.
The inclusion of the "new" offences into the criminal code make it a crime for any person to either directly or indirectly provide or collect funds
for terrorists or carry out terrorist crimes. Canadian courts have been given the authority to try this offence in another jurisdiction, or to try the
defendant in Canada, even if the crime had been committed outside of Canada. The penalty for these crimes is 10 years in prison.
It is also a crime for anyone to knowingly or unknowingly facilitate, contribute to, or participate in the activities of a terrorist group.
The penalty for contributing to or participating in terrorist activities is 10 years. Facilitating terrorist activities is good for 14 years.
Any person who teaches or instructs others to carry out terrorist acts, or who assumes a "leadership" role on behalf of a terrorist group
will receive the maximum life sentence.
Any person who knowingly or unknowingly harbours or conceals a terrorist will receive the 10 year maximum sentence.
Under the Act of Parliament, any act that is done for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with a terrorist individual or group
is an indictable offence punishable by life imprisonment. Additionally, any person convicted of any indictable offence the government
considers to be terrorism will receive a life sentence.
The Criminal Code of Canada also stipulates that the sentences given for each act of terrorism are to be served consecutively, and also
consecutively with any other sentence given for similar or other crimes.
As well, the new designation and definition laws make it easier for the government to deny or remove charitable status from any group who
supports terrorists or terrorist activity under the Federal Income Tax Act.
Under the new Anti-Terrorism Act, the government has made provisions to appoint 15 additional judges to the Federal Court to deal with the
increase in the number of terrorist trials.
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The government's anti-terrorism measures give all law enforcement agencies more authority to investigate and gather information on
terrorists or terrorist groups. Once the police are finished with their terrorism investigations, with "evidence" that a crime or crimes exist,
terrorists are arrested and prosecuted effectively, efficiently, quietly, and quickly.
"Terrorists are becoming more sophisticated and adept at hiding their activities on the Internet," said a government official, "and all law
enforcement and national security agencies now have the authority to investigate all terrorists (like they haven't already) who pose a threat
to national security." (state-imposed order).
Bill C-24 and Criminal Code provisions allow law enforcement agencies to electronically spy on all terrorists. The authorities do not require
evidence or a search warrant to electronically monitor all terrorists. The government said that it would extend police snooping from the
current sixty days to one year.
"The legalities requiring us to notify terrorists that they are under police surveillance or after surveillance has taken place could be delayed
by red tape for up to three years," said a government spokesman, "and the police and intelligence agencies must have enough time to
investigate these complex crimes, because it takes terrorists months and years to plan their activities."
The Official Secrets Act, http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/O-5/index.html
The Official Secrets Act will be amended to cover national security issues, such as espionage conducted by terrorists and foreign
governments. The Official Secrets Acts has been given a new title: The Security of Information Act.
The government said that the new laws will protect Canadian interests from threats or violence by protecting all essential infrastructures
from entry or sabotage by terrorists.
The Act offers new offences, such as intelligence gathering by international or domestic terrorists and foreign governments.
Other offences include unauthorized communication of classified intelligence, uttering threats or using violence for the purpose of harming
Canadian interests. The Act also has a "preparatory acts" clause, making it illegal to make preparations for acts of terrorism.
The Canada Evidence Act, http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/C-5/index.html will be amended to include changes to courtroom and other legal
proceedings to ensure the protection of classified information that would jeopardize Canada's vital interests and Canada's intelligence
The National Defence Act will be amended to include the mandate of the Communications Security Establishment:
The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) have been given strict guidelines to intercept the communications of all international
terrorists, as well as conduct regular security checks on government computers to prevent hacking and infiltration by terrorists.
In order to maintain national security, CSE will work in cooperation with the National Defence Minister to intercept all communications of
domestic terrorists, which would protect all government communication networks from terrorist attacks.
Any person the government decides has relevant information concerning terrorists or terrorist activity will be required to appear before a
federal judge to divulge that information. The government said that this would help law enforcement officials to effectively investigate
terrorists & terrorists groups, and to obtain any/all evidence of their terrorism activities.
The newly revised criminal code gives all law enforcement agencies the power of "preventive arrest" -- which would allow the police to arrest
individuals, if the police have "reasonable grounds" to believe that those individuals are going to commit an act of terrorism.
The government said that the police would require an arrest warrant, and would have to bring the defendant before a judge within 24 hours,
EXCEPT where "exigent circumstances exist."
The Proceeds of Crime Act (money laundering) will be amended to allow the Financial Transactions and Reports and Analysis Centre to detect
financial transactions that the government claims may threaten national security. The analysis centre will be required to give this information to
Prince Stephen's High Sherrifs -- the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Queens Cowboys).
The Canadian government's DNA warrant and data bank scheme will be amended to include offences of domestic and international
terrorists. The 1995 DNA warrant/data bank scheme has amendments that list crimes of terrorism, and which allow police to obtain a
DNA warrant for their investigations. In 1998 the government established the national DNA databank.
The Canadian government has created new definitions of "primary designated terrorism offences" which will be added to the current definitions
of terrorism already included in the criminal code, and these new offences will allow police to take DNA samples from all terrorists, which
will be kept on record in the national DNA databank.
The Canadian government has signed the Council of Europe Convention on Cyber-Crime. The cyber-crime convention requires nation-states
to criminalize abuse of computer systems and crimes, such as computer hacking. The convention also requires international cooperation in
detecting, investigating, and prosecuting these terrorism activities, as well as to collect all electronic evidence on terrorists and acts of terrorism,
laundering money, financing terrorists, and all other criminal offences, such as fraud, forgery, and interfering with computer systems.
The government of Canada said that the anti-terrorism act will help it to cope with the extra-ordinary challenges posed by terrorists in the
After September 11, the Canadian government declared that it would reaffirm its commitment to maintaining Canadian values of respect,
equality, diversity and fairness. Ottawa said that it strongly condemned hate-motivated terrorist violence that has occurred in Canada and
overseas. The government said that it is making changes to legislation that would deal with the cause of terrorist hatred and to maintain
Canadian values. "This is a war against terrorists and terrorism, not against the public," said the government, "and it will ensure that Canada's
respect for justice is reinforced."
In its frenzy to fight terrorism, the government is continuing to add amendments to the criminal code, such as the one that would allow the
courts to issue an order that would delete terrorist hate propaganda from the Internet, such as Indymedia, personal blogs, etc.
Other amendments include a prison term of ten years in prison for those who commit an offence of public mischief that is based on bias,
prejudice, or hate of religion, race, colour, or terrorist actions commited against places of religious worship or other religious property, and
amending the Canadian Human Rights Act, http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/H-6/index.html with the provision that prohibits spreading terrorist
hate messages by telephone, computer, and all other telecommunications technologies.
In other news concerning the government's efforts in the war on terrorism, Harper's Round Table announced its plan to issue a national no-fly
list in January, 2007. The Passenger Protect Act requires all passengers to show a government-issued identification before boarding
commercial flights, starting Jan. 07. All passengers will require one piece of government-issued identification, such as a passport or a driver's
licence, that shows their names, addresses, gender, date of birth -- and two pieces of non-government-issued identification, both showing
names, addresses, genders, and dates of birth.
Identifications of all passengers over the age of twelve will be checked against the "terrorist no-fly list", and passengers will be required to show
identification before getting a boarding pass, and again at the boarding gate.
The government said that the plan will be in effect in January, 2007 for all domestic flights. The plan for international flights will come into
effect later in 2007.
CSIS and the RCMP will be working with Transport Canada to maintain and regularly assess the no-fly list on an individual basis.
The government said that its no-fly list was made with guidelines focusing on aviation security, such as those people who have been or are
involved with a terrorist group and who will endanger the security of the aircraft, crew, and passengers.
People who have been convicted of one or more life-threatening or other serious offences against aviation security.
People who have been convicted of one or more life-threatening or other serious offences.
The government had previously included a provision
into the criminal code which made it illegal for any
person to board any commercial airliner while in
flight over Canada.
"Recent events such as the terrorist bombing in the United Kingdom shows the vital importance of the Passenger Protect Act," said
Stockwell Day, the Minister of Public Safety, "and we must remember that Canada is not immune from terrorists or terrorism, and we must
continue to be vigilant."
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