Canadian Refugee Procedure/Disclosure Regulation

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The Regulation[edit | edit source]

The text of the relevant section of the regulation reads:

DIVISION 4.1
Use and Disclosure of Biometric Information and Related Personal Information

Disclosure of information

13.11 (1) Any biometric information and related personal information set out in subsection (2) that is collected under the Act and provided to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police may be used or disclosed by it to a law enforcement agency in Canada for the following purposes, if there is a potential match between fingerprints collected under the Act and fingerprints collected by it or submitted to it by a law enforcement agency in Canada:
(a) to establish or verify the identity of a person in order to prevent, investigate or prosecute an offence under any law of Canada or a province; and
(b) to establish or verify the identity of a person whose identity cannot reasonably be otherwise established or verified because of a physical or mental condition or because of their death.

Information that may be used or disclosed

(2) The following information in respect of a foreign national or a permanent resident may be used or disclosed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police under subsection (1):
(a) their fingerprints and the date on which they were taken;
(b) their surname and first name;
(c) their other names and aliases, if any;
(d) their date of birth;
(e) their gender; and
(f) any file number associated with the biometric information or related personal information.

Commentary[edit | edit source]

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