03/07/2012 05:14 EST | Updated 05/07/2012 05:12 EDT

What Worries Critics About Omnibus Crime Bill (PHOTOS)


The Conservatives are expected to pass their controversial omnibus crime bill this week, the first in a series of anti-crime measures the majority government of Stephen Harper has vowed to introduce.

Bill C-10, formerly known as the Safe Streets and Communities Act, encompasses several different pieces of legislation.

Opposition parties, professionals working within the corrections and justice systems, the Canadian Bar Association and various other interest groups have raised wide-ranging concerns about the legislation. Below is an overview of some of their objections.

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