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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 47.1 from 2014-11-28 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Representation

  •  (1) Subject to any rules made under subsection (3) a member or a conduct authority may be represented or assisted by any person in any

    • (a) presentation of a grievance under Part III;

    • (b) proceeding before a board; or

    • (c) appeal under subsection 45.11(1) or (3).

  • Marginal note:Privilege

    (2) If a member or conduct authority is represented or assisted by another person, communications passing in confidence between them in relation to the grievance, proceeding or appeal are, for the purposes of this Act, privileged as if they were communications passing in professional confidence between the member or the conduct authority and their legal counsel.

  • Marginal note:Rules

    (3) The Commissioner may make rules prescribing

    • (a) the persons or classes of person who may not represent or assist a member or conduct authority; and

    • (b) the circumstances in which a person may not represent or assist a member or conduct authority.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 18
  • 2013, c. 18, s. 37
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