Sex Offender Information Registration Act (S.C. 2004, c. 10)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2018-06-21. Previous Versions

Offences

Marginal note:Offence

 Every person who knowingly contravenes any of subsections 16(1) to (5) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 17
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 48

Authorizations, Designations and Regulations

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The lieutenant governor in council of a province may, for the purposes of this Act, make regulations

    • (a) respecting the means by which designated classes of persons may report under section 4.1 or 4.3, or provide notification under section 6, to registration centres designated under paragraph (d);

    • (b) authorizing persons or classes of persons in the province to collect information;

    • (c) authorizing persons or classes of persons in the province to register information; and

    • (d) designating places or classes of places in the province as registration centres, and the area of the province served by each registration centre.

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    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the lieutenant governor in council of a province may, by regulation, exercise the power of the Governor in Council with respect to any matter referred to in paragraph 19(3)(a) if the Governor in Council does not make a regulation with respect to that matter that applies in the province.

  • Marginal note:Regulations cease to apply

    (3) A regulation made with respect to a matter by the lieutenant governor in council of a province under subsection (2) ceases to apply if the Governor in Council makes a regulation with respect to that matter that applies in the province.

  • 2004, c. 10, s. 18
  • 2007, c. 5, s. 49

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Governor in Council may, by regulation, exercise any power of the lieutenant governor in council of a province under any of paragraphs 18(1)(a) to (d) if the lieutenant governor in council of the province does not make a regulation under that paragraph.

  • Marginal note:Regulations cease to apply

    (2) A regulation made by the Governor in Council under subsection (1) in the exercise of a power under any of paragraphs 18(1)(a) to (d) ceases to apply in a province if the lieutenant governor in council of the province makes a regulation under that paragraph.

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    (3) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) respecting the recording, the retention and maintenance, and the protection of information collected under this Act;

    • (b) respecting the retention and maintenance, and the protection of information that is registered in the database;

    • (c) respecting the registration of photographs taken under subsection 5(3);

    • (d) respecting the destruction of information under subsections 9(3) and 15(2) and (3) and the permanent removal of information from the database; and

    • (e) generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.

Related Amendments to the Criminal Code

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Review and Report

Marginal note:Review by committee

  •  (1) The administration of this Act shall, two years after the coming into force of this Act, be reviewed by the parliamentary committee that may be designated or established by Parliament for that purpose.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (2) The committee designated or established by Parliament for the purpose of subsection (1) shall undertake a review of the provisions and operation of this Act and shall, within six months after the review is undertaken or within any further time that may be authorized, submit a report to Parliament thereon including a statement of any changes to this Act or its administration that the committee would recommend.

Consequential Amendments

Access to Information Act

 [Amendment]

Criminal Records Act

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Coordinating Provision

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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