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Nova Scotia justice rebukes police involvement in custody battle

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 9:43 AM | By Donalee Moulton

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Family Division, was recently asked to rule on the custody of a young child. In the process of rendering that decision, Associate Chief Justice Lawrence O’Neil publicly reprimanded three police forces that played a role in keeping the whereabouts of the mother and the child a secret.

“No satisfactory legal authority or explanation to support the decision making of these police forces or their continuing role in preventing [the applicant] from knowing where his son is located has been offered...