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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 40 from 2014-11-28 to 2023-11-14:

Marginal note:Investigation

  •  (1) If it appears to a conduct authority in respect of a member that the member has contravened a provision of the Code of Conduct, the conduct authority shall make or cause to be made any investigation that the conduct authority considers necessary to enable the conduct authority to determine whether the member has contravened or is contravening the provision.

  • Marginal note:Member not excused from answering

    (2) In any investigation under subsection (1), no member shall be excused from answering any question relating to the matter being investigated when required to do so by the person conducting the investigation on the grounds that the answer to the question may tend to criminate the member or subject the member to any criminal, civil or administrative action or proceeding.

  • Marginal note:Answer not receivable

    (3) No answer or statement made in response to a question described in subsection (2) shall be used or receivable in any criminal, civil or administrative action or proceeding, other than a proceeding under this Part regarding an allegation that with intent to mislead the member gave the answer or statement knowing it to be false.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-10, s. 40
  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 16
  • 2013, c. 18, s. 29

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