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Sex Offender Information Registration Act

Version of section 3 from 2016-12-01 to 2021-01-10:


Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Act.

    database

    database means the database that contains the information that is registered under this Act. (banque de données)

    finding of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder

    finding of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder means a verdict of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder within the meaning of subsection 672.1(1) of the Criminal Code or a finding of not responsible on account of mental disorder within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the National Defence Act, as the case may be. (verdict de non-responsabilité)

    information

    information includes characteristics recorded and photographs taken under subsection 5(3) and fingerprints taken under subsection 9(2). (renseignements)

    main residence

    main residence means the place in Canada where a person lives most often or, if there is no such place, the place in Canada where they may be found most often. (résidence principale)

    member of a police service

    member of a police service includes

    • (a) an officer or non-commissioned member of the Canadian Forces who is appointed for the purposes of section 156 of the National Defence Act; and

    • (b) in an area in which an aboriginal police service is responsible for policing, a member of that police service. (membre d’un service de police)

    Ontario Act

    Ontario Act has the same meaning as in subsection 490.011(1) of the Criminal Code. (loi ontarienne)

    order

    order means an order under section 490.012 of the Criminal Code or section 227.01 of the National Defence Act. (ordonnance)

    person who collects information

    person who collects information means a person who is authorized to collect information under paragraph 18(1)(b) or subsection 19(1) of this Act or paragraph 227.2(c) of the National Defence Act. (préposé à la collecte)

    person who registers information

    person who registers information means a person who is authorized to register information under paragraph 18(1)(c) or subsection 19(1) of this Act or paragraph 227.2(d) of the National Defence Act. (préposé à l’enregistrement)

    registration centre

    registration centre means a place that is designated as a registration centre under paragraph 18(1)(d) or subsection 19(1) of this Act or paragraph 227.2(e) of the National Defence Act. (bureau d’inscription)

    retained

    retained means retained under a contract for services, whether the contract is entered into with an individual, or with their employer or another person to whom the individual provides services. (agent contractuel)

    secondary residence

    secondary residence means a place in Canada, other than a main residence, where a person regularly lives. (résidence secondaire)

    sex offender

    sex offender means a person who is subject to an order or to 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. (délinquant sexuel)

    sexual offence against a child

    sexual offence against a child means

    • (a) a designated offence as defined in subsection 490.011(1) of the Criminal Code that is committed against a person who is under 18 years of age and as a result of which the offender is required to comply with this Act; or

    • (b) an offence that is committed outside Canada against a person who is under 18 years of age and as a result of which the offender is required to comply with this Act. (infraction sexuelle visant un enfant)

  • Marginal note:Interpretation

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, a crime is of a sexual nature if it consists of one or more acts that

    • (a) are either sexual in nature or committed with the intent to commit an act or acts that are sexual in nature; and

    • (b) constitute an offence.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 3
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 32
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 29
  • 2015, c. 23, s. 21
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