Engagement on the Automatic Sequestering of Criminal Records

The HIV Legal Network and HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) have submitted this brief to to Public Safety Canada and Portfolio agencies to provide their perspective on an automatic sequestering of criminal records system (ASCR) as it relates to people living with HIV who are criminalized for HIV non-disclosure. A categorical exclusion of those convicted of aggravated sexual assault from the ASCR would exacerbate the already disproportionate harms experienced by people living with HIV who are criminalized for non-disclosure, especially Black and Indigenous peoples and men who have sex with men.

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