Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 3 from 2014-11-01 to 2021-02-15:


Marginal note:Protection of persons

 The purpose of this Act is to promote law enforcement, national security, national defence and public safety by facilitating the protection of persons

  • (a) who are involved directly or indirectly in providing assistance in law enforcement matters in relation to

    • (i) activities conducted by the Force, other than activities arising under an arrangement entered into under section 20 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, or

    • (ii) activities conducted by any law enforcement agency or international criminal court or tribunal in respect of which an agreement or arrangement has been entered into under section 14;

  • (b) who are involved directly or indirectly in providing assistance to a federal security, defence or safety organization; or

  • (c) who have been admitted to a designated program.

  • 1996, c. 15, s. 3
  • 2000, c. 24, s. 71
  • 2013, c. 29, s. 5
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