Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 45.49 from 2012-08-20 to 2014-11-27:


Marginal note:Complaints by public

  •  (1) Any member of the public who has a complaint concerning the conduct of a designated officer in the performance of any duty or function in the course of an integrated cross-border operation may, whether or not that member of the public is affected by the subject matter of the complaint, make a complaint to

    • (a) the Commission;

    • (b) any member, as defined in subsection 2(1) or other person appointed or employed under the authority of this Act; or

    • (c) the provincial authority in the province in which the subject matter of the complaint arose that is responsible for the receipt and investigation of complaints by the public against police.

  • Marginal note:Acknowledgment of complaint

    (2) Every complaint under subsection (1) shall be acknowledged in writing.

  • Marginal note:Notification — Central Authority and Commission

    (3) The Central Authority shall be notified of every complaint made under subsection (1), and the Commission shall be notified of every complaint made under paragraph (1)(b) or (c).

  • Marginal note:Notification — designated officer

    (4) On being notified of the complaint, the Central Authority shall notify, in writing, the designated officer whose conduct is the subject matter of the complaint of its substance unless, in the Central Authority’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.

  • 2012, c. 19, s. 369
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