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Criminal Records Act

Version of section 8 from 2010-06-29 to 2012-03-12:

Marginal note:Applications for employment

 No person shall use or authorize the use of an application form for or relating to any of the following matters that contains a question that by its terms requires the applicant to disclose a conviction in respect of which a pardon that has not been revoked or ceased to have effect has been granted to the applicant:

  • (a) employment in any department as defined in section 2 of the Financial Administration Act;

  • (b) employment by any Crown corporation as defined in section 83 of the Financial Administration Act;

  • (c) enrolment in the Canadian Forces; or

  • (d) employment on or in connection with the operation of any work, undertaking or business that is within the legislative authority of Parliament.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-47, s. 8
  • 1992, c. 22, s. 8
  • 2010, c. 5, s. 7.1(E)

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