Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 15 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-10-31:


Marginal note:Commissioner’s powers

 The Commissioner’s powers under this Act, other than those that may be exercised in the circumstances referred to in paragraphs 11(3)(b) to (d), may be exercised on behalf of the Commissioner by any member of the Force authorized to do so but, where a decision is to be taken

  • (a) whether to admit a witness to the Program in circumstances other than those described in paragraph (b), the member making the decision shall be an officer of the Force who holds a rank no lower than Chief Superintendent; and

  • (b) whether to admit a witness to the Program pursuant to an agreement under paragraph 14(1)(a) or an arrangement under subsection 14(2) or (3) or to change the identity of a protectee or terminate the protection provided to a protectee, the member making the decision shall be the Assistant Commissioner who is designated by the Commissioner as being responsible for the Program.

  • 1996, c. 15, s. 15
  • 2000, c. 24, s. 75(E)
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