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    Minister Tyler Shandro

    Tyler Shandro was sworn in as Minister of Justice on October 24, 2022.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Justice outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Accomplishments

The Alberta Sovereignty within a United Canada Act allows Alberta to fight harmful federal laws and defend the constitutional federal-provincial division of powers.

The Property Rights Statutes Amendment Act, 2022 (Bill 3) stops people from taking ownership of someone else’s property through occupation.

Our responsibilities

Promoting safe communities by:

  • providing custodial and community supervision
  • prosecuting serious and violent crime cases

Improving access to justice by:

  • sharing information to help resolve legal issues
  • providing legal representation for those in need

Providing legal and strategic services to government by:

  • representing ministries in matters before the courts and tribunals
  • drafting public government bills, regulations and Orders in Council

In focus

Alberta Police Service transition study

We are studying whether a made-in-Alberta provincial police service can improve public safety and build safer communities for everyone in Alberta, no matter where they live.

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