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Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act

Version of section 44 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-03-08:

Marginal note:Privilege

  •  (1) Subject to subsection 38(2), a record sent to the Minister by a state or entity in accordance with a Canadian request is privileged and no person shall disclose to anyone the record or its purport or the contents of the record or any part of it before the record, in compliance with the conditions on which it was so sent, is made public or disclosed in the course or for the purpose of giving evidence.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) No person in possession of a record mentioned in subsection (1) or of a copy thereof, or who has knowledge of any information contained in the record, shall be required, in connection with any legal proceedings, to produce the record or copy or to give evidence relating to any information that is contained therein.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 30 (4th Supp.), s. 44
  • 1999, c. 18, s. 127

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