When considering whether a policy, a program or legislation might give rise to an issue under s. 25(2), you should also consider the following additional rights and freedoms:

  • the right to recognition and equality before the law (s. 8);
  • the right to be protected from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment (s. 10);
  • the right not to be arbitrarily arrested or detained (s. 21);
  • the right to humane treatment when deprived of liberty (s. 22);
  • the rights of children in criminal process (s. 23);
  • the right to a fair hearing (s. 24).