Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 45.37 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-11-27:


Marginal note:Complaints initiated by Commission Chairman

  •  (1) Where the Commission Chairman is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to investigate the conduct, in the performance of any duty or function under this Act, of any member or other person appointed or employed under the authority of this Act, the Commission Chairman may initiate a complaint in relation thereto and where the Commission Chairman does so, unless the context otherwise requires, a reference hereafter in this Part to a complainant includes a reference to the Commission Chairman.

  • Marginal note:Notification of Commissioner and Minister

    (2) The Commission Chairman shall notify the Minister and the Commissioner of any complaint initiated under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Notification of member

    (3) Forthwith after being notified of a complaint under subsection (2), the Commissioner shall notify in writing the member or other person whose conduct is the subject-matter of the complaint of the substance of the complaint unless, in the Commissioner’s opinion, to do so might adversely affect or hinder any investigation that is being or may be carried out in respect of the complaint.

  • Marginal note:Investigation

    (4) A complaint under subsection (1) shall be investigated by the Force in accordance with rules made pursuant to section 45.38.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 16
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