Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2014-09-29 and last amended on 2014-09-19. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Public officer to file report

 Every public officer who commits an act or omission — or directs the commission by another person of an act or omission — under paragraph 25.1(9)(a) or (b) shall, as soon as is feasible after the commission of the act or omission, file a written report with the appropriate senior official describing the act or omission.

  • 2001, c. 32, s. 2.
Marginal note:Annual report
  •  (1) Every competent authority shall publish or otherwise make available to the public an annual report for the previous year that includes, in respect of public officers and senior officials designated by the competent authority,

    • (a) the number of designations made under subsection 25.1(6) by the senior officials;

    • (b) the number of authorizations made under paragraph 25.1(9)(a) by the senior officials;

    • (c) the number of times that acts and omissions were committed in accordance with paragraph 25.1(9)(b) by the public officers;

    • (d) the nature of the conduct being investigated when the designations referred to in paragraph (a) or the authorizations referred to in paragraph (b) were made or when the acts or omissions referred to in paragraph (c) were committed; and

    • (e) the nature of the acts or omissions committed under the designations referred to in paragraph (a), under the authorizations referred to in paragraph (b) and in the manner described in paragraph (c).

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) The annual report shall not contain any information the disclosure of which would

    • (a) compromise or hinder an ongoing investigation of an offence under an Act of Parliament;

    • (b) compromise the identity of a public officer acting in an undercover capacity, of a confidential informant or of a person acting covertly under the direction and control of a public officer;

    • (c) endanger the life or safety of any person;

    • (d) prejudice a legal proceeding; or

    • (e) otherwise be contrary to the public interest.

  • 2001, c. 32, s. 2.
Marginal note:Written notification to be given
  •  (1) When a public officer commits an act or omission — or directs the commission by another person of an act or omission — under paragraph 25.1(9)(a) or (b), the senior official with whom the public officer files a written report under section 25.2 shall, as soon as is feasible after the report is filed, and no later than one year after the commission of the act or omission, notify in writing any person whose property was lost or seriously damaged as a result of the act or omission.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) The competent authority may authorize the senior official not to notify the person under subsection (1) until the competent authority is of the opinion that notification would not

    • (a) compromise or hinder an ongoing investigation of an offence under an Act of Parliament;

    • (b) compromise the identity of a public officer acting in an undercover capacity, of a confidential informant or of a person acting covertly under the direction and control of a public officer;

    • (c) endanger the life or safety of any person;

    • (d) prejudice a legal proceeding; or

    • (e) otherwise be contrary to the public interest.

  • 2001, c. 32, s. 2.