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Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act

Version of section 38 from 2012-06-29 to 2015-06-17:


Marginal note:Functions of Review Committee

  •  (1) The functions of the Review Committee are

    • (a) to review generally the performance by the Service of its duties and functions and, in connection therewith,

      • (i) [Repealed, 2012, c. 19, s. 381]

      • (ii) to review directions issued by the Minister under subsection 6(2),

      • (iii) to review arrangements entered into by the Service pursuant to subsections 13(2) and (3) and 17(1) and to monitor the provision of information and intelligence pursuant to those arrangements,

      • (iv) to review any report or comment given to it pursuant to subsection 20(4),

      • (v) to monitor any request referred to in paragraph 16(3)(a) made to the Service,

      • (vi) to review the regulations, and

      • (vii) to compile and analyse statistics on the operational activities of the Service;

    • (b) to arrange for reviews to be conducted, or to conduct reviews, pursuant to section 40; and

    • (c) to conduct investigations in relation to

  • Marginal note:Review Committee’s other functions

    (2) As soon as the circumstances permit after receiving a copy of a report referred to in subsection 6(4), the Review Committee shall submit to the Minister a certificate stating the extent to which it is satisfied with the report and whether any of the Service’s operational activities described in the report, in its opinion,

    • (a) is not authorized by or under this Act or contravenes any directions issued by the Minister under subsection 6(2); or

    • (b) involves an unreasonable or unnecessary exercise by the Service of any of its powers.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-23, s. 38
  • 2001, c. 27, s. 225
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 381
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