CBC: Attorney General David Eby defends donation ban delay

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July 28 2017 | Roshini Nair

Quoted from the article:

“I absolutely understand the frustration,” he said. “But I don’t want my first bill as Attorney General to be struck down by the courts, especially on something as important as this that will definitely be challenged.

“We want it to be bulletproof.”

His goal, he said, is to make sure the bill is constitutionally sound, that all elements of the bill can be enforced by Elections B.C., and to make sure there aren’t third-party proxies continuing to collect donations for parties and undermining the ban.

“Putting something up in a hurry in order to satisfy a political concern isn’t the same as putting forward legislation that addresses all these concerns,” he explained.

Read the full article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/attorney-general-david-eby-defends-donation-ban-delay-1.4225757