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Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act (S.C. 2013, c. 18)

Assented to 2013-06-19

Marginal note:Terminology — Chairman and Vice-Chairman

 The English version of the Act is amended by replacing “Chairman” and “Vice-Chairman” with “Chairperson” and “Vice-chairperson”, respectively, in the following provisions:

  • (a) subsections 25(1) and (2);

  • (b) section 26;

  • (c) subsection 28(2);

  • (d) section 30;

  • (e) the portion of subsection 33(3) before paragraph (a); and

  • (f) section 34.

Related and Consequential Amendments

R.S., c. A-1Access to Information Act

Marginal note:R.S., c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 26

 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 Schedule I to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 Schedule II to the Act is amended by adding, in alphabetical order, a reference to

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

    Loi sur la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

and a corresponding reference to “subsection 45.47(1)”.

R.S., c. C-5Canada Evidence Act

 The schedule to the Canada Evidence Act is amended by adding the following after item 21:

  • 22. The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, for the purposes of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, but only in relation to information that is under the control, or in the possession, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

R.S., c. F-11Financial Administration Act

 Paragraph 11.1(2)(b) of the Financial Administration Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of subparagraph (i), by adding “or” at the end of subparagraph (ii) and by adding the following after subparagraph (ii):

  • (iii) any power specifically conferred on the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police under paragraph 20.2(1)(l) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act.

Marginal note:1992, c. 1, s. 72; 2005, c. 10, par. 34(1)(m)

 Schedule I.1 to the Act is amended by striking out, in column I, the reference to

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

and the corresponding reference in column II to the “Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness”.

 Schedule I.1 to the Act is amended by adding, in alphabetical order in column I, a reference to

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

and a corresponding reference in column II to the “Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness”.

Marginal note:2003, c. 22, s. 11

 Schedule IV to the Act is amended by striking out the following:

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 Schedule IV to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 Part III of Schedule VI to the English version of the Act is amended by striking out — opposite the reference to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee in column I — the reference in column II to “Committee Chairman” and substituting a reference to “Committee Chairperson”.

Marginal note:2006, c. 9, s. 270

 Part III of Schedule VI to the Act is amended by striking out, in column I, the reference to

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

and the corresponding reference in column II to the “Commission Chairman”.

 Part III of Schedule VI to the Act is amended by adding, in alphabetical order in column I, a reference to

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

and a corresponding reference in column II to the “Chairperson”.

R.S., c. O-5; 2001, c. 41, s. 25Security of Information Act

 The schedule to the Security of Information Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

R.S., c. P-21Privacy Act

Marginal note:R.S., c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 27

 The schedule to the Privacy Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 The schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

1991, c. 30Public Sector Compensation Act

 Schedule I to the Public Sector Compensation Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “OTHER PORTIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE”:

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission

    Commission des plaintes du public contre la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

 Schedule I to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order under the heading “OTHER PORTIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE”:

  • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

    Commission civile d’examen et de traitement des plaintes relatives à la Gendarmerie royale du Canada

2003, c. 22, ss. 12 and 13Public Service Employment Act

 Subsection 22(2) of the Public Service Employment Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (h), by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (i) and by adding the following after paragraph (i):

  • (j) prescribing circumstances for the purposes of section 50.2.

 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 50.1:

Marginal note:Exception
  • 50.2 (1) Despite subsection 50(2), a person may be appointed as a casual worker to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for a period of more than 90 working days in one calendar year in the circumstances prescribed by regulations made under paragraph 22(2)(j).

  • Marginal note:Review

    (2) The Commission may, on an annual basis, conduct a review of the exercise of the authority to appoint casual workers to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for more than 90 working days during the preceding calendar year.

2005, c. 46Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

Marginal note:2006, c. 9, s. 201

 Subsection 19.1(5) of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Exception — RCMP

    (5) A member or former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police may not make a complaint under subsection (1) in relation to any action under section 20.2, or any matter that is the subject of an investigation or proceeding under Part IV of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, unless

    • (a) he or she has exhausted every procedure available under that Act for dealing with the action or matter; and

    • (b) the complaint is filed within 60 days after those procedures have been exhausted.

Marginal note:2006, c. 9, s. 201

 Subsection 21.7(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

 
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