Reporting of Child Pornography Now Mandatory

first_imgNova Scotians will be required to report suspected child pornography to help reduce the sexual exploitation of children under a new law that comes into effect today, April 13, 2010. The new law requires anyone who encounters child pornography material or recordings to report it to the police. It also protects people who report child pornography from any retaliation they could suffer for reporting child pornography Nova Scotia has specialized units in the RCMP and the Halifax Regional Police who investigate tips from the public. “We know that Nova Scotians want to do their part to help catch anyone who is exploiting children through child pornography and this law compels them to do that,” said Justice Minister Ross Landry.last_img read more