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Release of Information for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Regulations (SOR/87-315)

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Release of Information for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Regulations

SOR/87-315

FAMILY ORDERS AND AGREEMENTS ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ACT

Registration 1987-06-04

Release of Information for Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Regulations

P.C. 1987-1151 1987-06-04

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to section 22 of the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance ActFootnote *, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting the release of information that may assist in locating defaulting spouses and other persons, effective on the day Part I of the said Act comes into force.

 [Repealed, SOR/2002-278, s. 2]

Interpretation

 In these Regulations, Act means the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act. (Loi)

Designated Information Banks

 For the purposes of section 15 of the Act, the following information banks are designated as information banks that may be searched under Part I of the Act:

  • (a) information banks controlled by the Department of Employment and Social Development, namely,

    • (i) Canada Pension Plan Record of Earnings (ESDC/PPU-140),

    • (ii) Canada Pension Plan — Retirement, Disability, Survivors and Death Benefits (individuals) (ESDC/PPU-146),

    • (iii) International Social Security — Domestic and Foreign Benefits — Computer Master Benefit Data (ESDC/PPU-175), and

    • (iv) Employment Insurance Program Investigation (ESDC/PPU-171);

  • (b) information banks controlled by the Canada Employment Insurance Commission, namely,

    • (i) Record of Employment (Third Copy) (ESDC/PPU-171),

    • (ii) Benefit and Overpayment File (ESDC/PPU-180), and

    • (iii) Social Insurance Number Register (ESDC/PPU-390);

  • (c) information banks controlled by the Canada Revenue Agency, namely,

    • (i) Individual Returns and Payment Processing (CRA/PPU-005), and

    • (ii) Business Number and Program Account Registration (CRA/PPU-223).

  • SOR/97-178, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-63, s. 1

Application Form and Affidavit

  •  (1) An application under section 13 of the Act for the release of information shall be

    • (a) in the form set out in Schedule 1;

    • (b) accompanied by an affidavit in the form set out in Schedule 2 and the supporting documentation required under section 14 of the Act; and

    • (c) mailed to

      The Minister of Justice,

      Department of Justice,

      Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Unit,

      Ottawa, Ontario

      K1A 0H8.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection 14(3) of the Act, where an application under section 13 of the Act is made by a provincial enforcement service, the application and accompanying affidavit may also be sent by the means of electronic communication that has been agreed upon by the provincial enforcement service and the Department of Justice.

  • SOR/97-178, s. 2
  • SOR/2013-104, s. 1

Search Request

 The Minister shall, on receiving an application referred to in section 4 together with the supporting documents required under section 14 of the Act, request that the Chairman of the Canada Employment Insurance Commission provide or verify the social insurance number of the person who is the subject of that application, and shall

  • (a) where he receives the social insurance number or verification thereof, transmit a search request in respect of that person to the information bank directors; or

  • (b) where he is informed by the Chairman of the Canada Employment Insurance Commission that the social insurance number cannot be provided or verified, inform the applicant that the search cannot be carried out.

  • SOR/97-178, s. 3

Search of Designated Information Banks

 For the purpose of section 17 of the Act and subject to section 7 of these Regulations, an information bank director shall, on receiving a search request from the Minister, search the designated information banks under the control of the information bank director for such information concerning the person who is the subject of the search request as may be released under section 16 of the Act.

Release of Information Between Information Bank Directors

  •  (1) An information bank director who receives a search request from the Minister may, before or while carrying out the search referred to in section 6, make a request to the other information bank director for such additional information as may be necessary in order to conduct that search.

  • (2) An information bank director who receives a request referred to in subsection (1) for additional information shall search the designated information banks under his control and shall

    • (a) if the additional information requested is found, communicate the information to the requesting director; or

    • (b) if the additional information requested is not found, report that result to the requesting director.

Release of Information to the Minister

 An information bank director shall transmit to the Minister

  • (a) the information referred to in section 6; or

  • (b) where the information referred to in section 6 has not been found, a report of that result.

SCHEDULE 1(Paragraph 4(1)(a))

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Department of Justice ​CanadaMinistère de la Justice Canada

Protected when received by the Department of Justice

Protégé dès réception par le ministère de la Justice

T01APPLICATION: RELEASE OF INFORMATION UNDER PART I OF THE FAMILY ORDERS AND AGREEMENTS ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ACT

PART 1APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION

Court, peace officer or provincial enforcement service name
01
Nom du tribunal, de l’agent de la paix ou de l’autorité provinciale
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Application reference code no.
02
N° de code de la demande
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Court, peace officer or provincial enforcement service reference no.
03
N° de référence du tribunal, de l’agent de la paix ou de l’autorité provinciale

PART 2INFORMATION ON PERSON TO BE LOCATED

The name of the person to be located must correspond with the name on the affidavit in support of this application.

Surname04
Nom de famille
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First name05
Prénom
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Second name
Second prénom
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Date of birth0708Gender
Date de naissanceYear / AnnéeMonth / MoisDay / Jour
  •  Male

  •  Female

  •  Another gender

  •  Information not available

Genre
  •  Masculin

  •  Féminin

  •  Autre genre

  •  Information non disponible

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Social Insurance Number
Numéro d’assurance sociale
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Surname at birth of each parent10 
Nom de famille à la naissance de chaque parent 
 
  
 

PART 3REASON FOR APPLICATION

A -Person in default of the support provision11A -Personne ne s’étant pas conformée à la disposition alimentaire
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B -Person believed to have possession of the child or children in contravention of the custody provision12B -Personne soupçonnée de détenir un enfant ou des enfants en violation de la disposition de garde
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C -Person charged with an offence under section 282 or 283 of the Criminal Code13C -Personne accusée d’une infraction aux articles 282 ou 283 du Code criminel
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D -Missing child14D -Enfant porté disparu
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E -Person believed to have possession of a child or children in contravention of the access right15E -Personne soupçonnée de détenir un enfant ou des enfants en violation du droit d’accès
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PART 4DOCUMENTS

All applications must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • a) where the application is made by an officer or judge of a court,

    • (i) a copy of the family provision to which the application relates,

    • ii) the court’s authorization obtained under section 12 of the Act, and

    • (iii) a copy of the affidavit submitted in support of the application for the court’s authorization;

  • b) where the application is made by a provincial enforcement service, an affidavit in support of the application in accordance with subsection 14(4) of the Act;

  • c) where the application is made by a peace officer investigating a child abduction pursuant to section 282 or 283 of the Criminal Code,

    • (i) a copy of the Criminal Code information, and

    • (ii) an affidavit in support of the application in accordance with subsection 14(5) of the Act.

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PART 5DECLARATION

I declare that the information given in this application is true and is for the purpose of applying for the release of information to assist in locating a person in accordance with the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act.

Y - Ablank lineMblank lineD - J
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Name of declarant (print)

Nom de l’attestataire (en caractères d’imprimerie)

Signature of declarant

Signature de l’attestataire

Date
Canada Trademark
JUS 527 (2013/06)

SCHEDULE 2 / ANNEXE 2(Paragraph 4(1)(b)) / (alinéa 4(1)b))

T02 Affidavit in Support of an Application under Part I of the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act form
Continued T02 Affidavit in Support of an Application under Part I of the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act form
  • SOR/97-178, s. 5
  • SOR/2013-104, s. 2
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