When considering whether legislation, a policy, or a program might give rise to an issue under s. 25(4), you should also consider the following additional rights and freedoms:

  • the right to a fair hearing (s. 24);
  • the right to the relevant minimum guarantees in criminal proceedings (s. 25(2));
  • the rights of children in criminal proceedings (ss. 23 and 25(3));
  • the right to recognition and equality before the law (s. 8).