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What does PFJ stand for?

PFJ stands for Principle of Fundamental Justice (law)

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The confessions rule is thus a natural candidate for recognition as a principle of fundamental justice under section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The ongoing refusal of Canada to request Mr Khadr's repatriation to Canada offends a principle of fundamental justice and violates Mr Khadr's rights,'' Judge James O'Reilly said in a written judgment on Thursday in Toronto.
The Court stated, "The principle of fundamental justice at issue here is that young people are entitled to a presumption of diminished moral blameworthiness or culpability flowing from the fact that, because of their age, they have heightened vulnerability, less maturity, and a reduced capacity for moral judgment.
In Malmo-Levine, (119) which challenged provisions prohibiting the possession of marijuana under the Narcotic Control Act, (120) the appellant suggested that the harm principle, according to which the absence of demonstrated harm to others deprived Parliament of the power to create a criminal law offence, should be recognized as a principle of fundamental justice for the purposes of section 7, independently from its recognition in the context of the division of powers.