- Alberta's Maintenance Enforcement Act and Ontario's Family
Support Plan Act allows the provincial Director of Maintenance Enforcement
to arrest you and put you in jail, on suspicion of moving to another
|These laws could be unconstitutional under
the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - "Mobility Rights"
- Alberta's Maintenance Enforcement Act gives the Director
of Maintenance Enforcement the power to create a writ or a notice of attachment
to garnishee your wages? Any other creditor has to apply to a judge.
|This procedure could be unconstitutional according
to the ancient principle that the judiciary be independent from the executive
branch of government. Since child maintenance is considered a higher debt
than any other, the Director of Maintenance Enforcement can effectively
override any previous order given by a judge.
- The Yukon Maintenance Enforcement Act allows the police
to use the Maintenance Enforcement Act to gather information to pursue
criminal charges against you.
|This statute could be unconstitutional as an illegal search
and seizure under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms