Sex Offender Information Registration Act (S.C. 2004, c. 10)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2011-04-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Subsequent obligation to report
  •  (1) A sex offender shall subsequently report to the registration centre referred to in section 7.1,

    • (a) within seven days after they change their main residence or any secondary residence or, if they are required to report to a registration centre designated under the National Defence Act, within 15 days after the change;

    • (b) within seven days after they change their given name or surname or, if they are required to report to a registration centre designated under the National Defence Act, within 15 days after the change; and

    • (c) at any time between 11 months and one year after they last reported to a registration centre under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Means of reporting

    (2) If a sex offender is required to report to a registration centre designated under this Act, they shall report in person or in accordance with regulations made under paragraph 18(1)(a) or subsection 19(1). If they are required to report to a registration centre designated under the National Defence Act, they shall report in person unless regulations are made under paragraph 227.2(a) of that Act, in which case they shall report in accordance with those regulations.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 4.1;
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 34;
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 31.
Marginal note:More than one order or obligation

 A person shall report on the reporting dates established under only the most recent order or obligation under section 490.019 or 490.02901 of the Criminal Code, section 227.06 of the National Defence Act or section 36.1 of the International Transfer of Offenders Act.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 4.2;
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 35;
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 32.
Marginal note:Temporarily outside Canada
  •  (1) A sex offender who is outside Canada when they are required to report under section 4.1 shall report not later than seven days after they return to Canada.

  • Marginal note:Canadian Forces

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a sex offender who is required to report to a registration centre designated under the National Defence Act while they are outside Canada.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 4.3;
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 36;
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 33.
Marginal note:Obligation to provide information
  •  (1) When a sex offender reports to a registration centre, they shall provide the following information to a person who collects information at the registration centre:

    • (a) their given name and surname, and every alias that they use;

    • (b) their date of birth and gender;

    • (c) the address of their main residence and every secondary residence or, if there is no such address, the location of that place;

    • (d) the address of every place at which they are employed or retained or are engaged on a volunteer basis — or, if there is no address, the location of that place — the name of their employer or the person who engages them on a volunteer basis or retains them and the type of work that they do there;

    • (d.1) if applicable, their status as an officer or a non-commissioned member of the Canadian Forces within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the National Defence Act and the address and telephone number of their unit within the meaning of that subsection;

    • (e) the address of every educational institution at which they are enrolled or, if there is no such address, the location of that place;

    • (f) a telephone number at which they may be reached, if any, for every place referred to in paragraphs (c) and (d), and the number of every mobile telephone or pager in their possession;

    • (g) their height and weight and a description of every physical distinguishing mark that they have; and

    • (h) the licence plate number, make, model, body type, year of manufacture and colour of the motor vehicles that are registered in their name or that they use regularly.

  • Marginal note:Additional information

    (2) When a sex offender reports to a registration centre, the person who collects the information from them may ask them when and where they were convicted of, or found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder for, an offence in connection with an order or with an obligation under section 490.019 or 490.02901 of the Criminal Code, section 227.06 of the National Defence Act or section 36.1 of the International Transfer of Offenders Act.

  • Marginal note:Additional information

    (3) When a sex offender reports to a registration centre in person, the person who collects the information referred to in subsection (1) may record any observable characteristic that may assist in identification of the sex offender, including their eye colour and hair colour, and may require that their photograph be taken.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 5;
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 37;
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 34.