When considering whether legislation, a policy or a program might give rise to an issue under s. 25(3), you should also consider the following additional rights and freedoms:

  • the right to be protected from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment (s. 10);
  • protection of families and children (s. 17);
  • 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 the criminal process (s. 23);
  • the right to a fair hearing (s. 24).