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Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act

Version of section 42 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-07-11:


Marginal note:Denial of security clearance

  •  (1) Where, by reason only of the denial of a security clearance required by the Government of Canada, a decision is made by a deputy head to deny employment to an individual or to dismiss, demote or transfer an individual or to deny a promotion or transfer to an individual, the deputy head shall send, within ten days after the decision is made, a notice informing the individual of the denial of the security clearance.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Where, by reason only of the denial of a security clearance required by the Government of Canada to be given in respect of an individual, a decision is made to deny the individual or any other person a contract to provide goods or services to the Government of Canada, the deputy head concerned shall send, within ten days after the decision is made, a notice informing the individual and, where applicable, the other person of the denial of the security clearance.

  • Marginal note:Receipt and investigation of complaints

    (3) The Review Committee shall receive and investigate a complaint from

    • (a) any individual referred to in subsection (1) who has been denied a security clearance; or

    • (b) any person who has been denied a contract to provide goods or services to the Government of Canada by reason only of the denial of a security clearance in respect of that person or any individual.

  • Marginal note:Time within which complaint is to be made

    (4) A complaint under subsection (3) shall be made within thirty days after receipt of the notice referred to in subsection (1) or (2) or within such longer period as the Review Committee allows.

  • 1984, c. 21, s. 42
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