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Sex Offender Information Registration Act

Version of section 8 from 2011-04-15 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Registration of information

 When a police service or the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police receives a copy of an order sent in accordance with paragraph 490.018(1)(d) of the Criminal Code, either a person who registers information for the police service or one who registers it for the Commissioner shall

  • (a) register without delay in the database only the name of the police service and the following information relating to the person who is subject to the order:

    • (i) their given name and surname,

    • (ii) the number that identifies a record of fingerprints collected from them under the Identification of Criminals Act, if such a record exists,

    • (iii) every offence to which the order relates,

    • (iv) when and where the offence or offences were committed,

    • (v) when and where the person was convicted of, or found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder for, the offence or offences,

    • (vi) the age and gender of every victim of the offence or offences, and the victim’s relationship to the person,

    • (vi.1) the person’s method of operation in relation to the offence or offences, if that information is available to the person who registers information,

    • (vii) the date and duration of the order, and

    • (viii) the court that made the order; and

  • (b) ensure that the registration of the information is done in a manner and in circumstances that ensure its confidentiality.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 8
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 40
  • 2010, c. 17, s. 38
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