Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 14 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-10-31:


Marginal note:Commissioner’s agreements

  •  (1) The Commissioner may enter into an agreement

    • (a) with a law enforcement agency to enable a witness who is involved in activities of the law enforcement agency to be admitted to the Program;

    • (b) with the Attorney General of a province in respect of which an arrangement has been entered into under section 20 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act to enable a witness who is involved in activities of the Force in that province to be admitted to the Program; and

    • (c) with any provincial authority in order to obtain documents and other information that may be required for the protection of a protectee.

  • Marginal note:Ministerial arrangements

    (2) The Minister may enter into a reciprocal arrangement with the government of a foreign jurisdiction to enable a witness who is involved in activities of a law enforcement agency in that jurisdiction to be admitted to the Program, but no such person may be admitted to Canada pursuant to any such arrangement without the consent of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration nor admitted to the Program without the consent of the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Arrangements

    (3) The Minister may enter into an arrangement with an international criminal court or tribunal to enable a witness who is involved in activities of that court or tribunal to be admitted to the Program, but no such person may be admitted to Canada pursuant to any such arrangement without the consent of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, nor admitted to the Program without the consent of the Minister.

  • 1996, c. 15, s. 14
  • 2000, c. 24, s. 74
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