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Controlled Goods Regulations

Version of section 15 from 2016-06-22 to 2024-02-20:

  •  (1) The Minister shall conduct a security assessment in respect of all proposed designated officials and all individuals referred to in paragraphs 3(d) and (i), and the designated official shall conduct a security assessment in respect of all officers, directors and employees referred to in paragraph 13(a), having regard to the information provided under subsection (4).

  • (2) In conducting the security assessment, the Minister may also have regard to other information provided by any person and the designated official may have regard to other information provided by the Minister if the Minister or the designated official, as the case may be, has reasonable grounds to believe that the information is necessary to determine the extent of the risk referred to in subsection (3).

  • (3) The purpose of the security assessment is to determine the extent to which the individual being assessed poses a risk of transferring a controlled good to a person who is neither registered nor exempt from registration.

  • (4) The individual who is the subject of the security assessment shall provide the Minister or the designated official, as the case may be, with the following information and, on request, any additional information or evidence that the Minister or the designated official requires to verify it:

    • (a) their name and any previous names;

    • (b) their date and place of birth;

    • (c) all citizenships and any permanent resident status;

    • (d) personal references; and

    • (e) a description, in respect of the five-year period immediately before the day on which the individual consents to the assessment, of their

      • (i) criminal history,

      • (ii) places of residence,

      • (iii) education and employment history,

      • (iv) financial history,

      • (v) history of travel outside of Canada and the United States, including any denial of entry into another country,

      • (vi) significant personal and professional associations and relationships that could affect the extent to which the individual poses a risk of transferring a controlled good to a person who is neither registered nor exempt from registration, and

      • (vii) any security clearance held, denied, suspended or revoked.

  • (5) An individual who is or has been the subject of a security assessment shall advise the Minister or the designated official, as the case may be, of any change concerning their criminal history within five business days after the day on which the change occurs.

  • (6) The Minister or the designated official, as the case may be, shall reconduct a security assessment if new information is received or if there are other reasonable grounds for doing so.

  • SOR/2010-303, s. 3
  • SOR/2016-201, s. 10

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