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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 2 from 2014-11-28 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) In this Act,

    appropriate officer

    appropriate officer[Repealed, 2013, c. 18, s. 2]


    child means a person who is or, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, appears to be under the age of eighteen years; (enfant)

    Code of Conduct

    Code of Conduct means the regulations made pursuant to section 38; (code de déontologie)


    Commission means the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police established by subsection 45.29(1); (Commission)

    Commission Chairman

    Commission Chairman[Repealed, 2013, c. 18, s. 2]


    Commissioner means the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; (commissaire)


    Committee means the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee established by section 25; (Comité)

    Committee Chairman

    Committee Chairman[Repealed, 2013, c. 18, s. 2]

    conduct authority

    conduct authority, in respect of a member, means a person designated under subsection (3) in respect of the member; (autorité disciplinaire)


    Force means the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; (Gendarmerie)


    guardian means, in respect of a child, any person, other than a parent of the child, who is under a legal duty to provide for the child or who has, in law or in fact, the custody or control of the child; (tuteur)


    member means any person who has been appointed under section 5 or subsection 6(3) or (4) or 7(1) and who is employed with the Force; (membre)


    Minister means the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness; (ministre)


    officer means a member appointed under section 5 or subsection 6(3) or (4); (officier)


    proceedings, in relation to the Commission, means any investigation or hearing conducted by the Commission with respect to a complaint made under Part VII or VII.2. (procédure)


    representative means a person who is representing or assisting a member or a conduct authority under section 47.1. (représentant)

  • Marginal note:Commissioner’s standing orders

    (2) The rules made by the Commissioner under any provision of this Act empowering the Commissioner to make rules shall be known as Commissioner’s standing orders.

  • Marginal note:Designation

    (3) The Commissioner may designate any person to be a conduct authority in respect of a member either for the purposes of this Act generally or for the purposes of any particular provision of this Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. R-10, s. 2
  • R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 1
  • 2005, c. 10, s. 34
  • 2013, c. 18, ss. 2, 79

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