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**Ottawa appeals Quebec's superior court ruling to turn over LGR data**

18 Sep 2012 3:57 PM | Anonymous
The Harper government will appeal the judgment of the Superior Court which gives Quebec the right to get the data from the national registry of gun that was abolished last spring.

The announcement was made Monday by Conservative cabinet minister Maxime Bernier.

In a judgment of 42 pages made ​​on September 11, Judge Marc-André Blanchard of Quebec Superior Court declared inoperative Article 29 of the Act to abolish the gun registry, which ordered the destruction of all data that have been collected over time.

Ottawa must send the data to the Government of Quebec, told the magistrate.

Justice Blanchard said in its judgment that the registry could not be implemented without the cooperation of the provinces and Ottawa a "lack of respect for the jurisdiction of Quebec" by ordering the destruction of data on citizens province.

C/O Radio Canada 2012/09/17
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