Lawyers in Canada mount challenge against mandatory disclosure rules

News Team, 22/09/2023

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is challenging provisions of the country's Income Tax Act that require legal counsel to report confidential information about their client’s activities to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). 

The federation has said that the provisions infringe on rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and principles of fundamental justice that exist for the benefit of the...

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