Special consideration is given to the harm that comes from family violence.
Because of the nature of the harm, sentencing provisions of the (Section 718.2) make it an "aggravating factor" for sentencing purposes when the offence involves abuse of a spouse or common law partner, abuse of a person under the age of 18 or abuse of a position of trust or authority.
With settlement of the border between Canada and the United States, a larger portion of the territory was defined as being within the United States. Regis rivers, and a number of islands in these three rivers.
The portion in New York state is known as the federally recognized St. The name Akwesasne in Mohawk means "Land Where the Partridge Drums", referring to the rich wildlife in the area. The territory is divided north/south by an international boundary.
Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) carries out prosecutions of the majority of federal offences, including drug offences, however it is the provinces that prosecute most also contains a number of special provisions that serve to protect victims.
When charges relating to family violence have been laid, criminal courts have a wide range of powers to release or detain an accused person.
The parent who has custody of their children has the right to make the important decisions regarding the wellbeing of the children.
Some of these decisions are medical treatment, education and religion.
Married spouses have legal rights and responsibilities with respect to dividing property that are not available to common-law spouses.Beginning in the eighteenth century, Akwesasne was considered one of the Seven Nations of Canada.It is one of several Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) territories within present-day Canada; others are Kahnawake, Wahta, Tyendinaga, Kanesatake, and the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, founded after the American Revolutionary War.In cases such as these, the court may decide that supervised access, which often occurs in the presence of a social worker, is the best thing to order.Along with visitation rights to the child, the access parent is automatically allowed by law to inquire about their children’s health, education and welfare.