Sex Offender Information Registration Act
Marginal note:Authorization for research
13 (1) The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police may authorize a person to consult information that is registered in the database, compare the information with other information or, by electronic means, combine the information with, or link it to, any other information contained in a computer system within the meaning of subsection 342.1(2) of the Criminal Code, for research or statistical purposes.
(2) The Commissioner shall not provide the authorization unless the Commissioner
(a) is satisfied that those purposes cannot reasonably be accomplished without consulting the information or without comparing or combining the information with, or linking it to, the other information, as the case may be; and
(b) obtains from the person a written undertaking that no subsequent disclosure of the information or of any information resulting from the comparison or combination of the information with, or the linking of the information to, other information will be made, or be allowed to be made, in a form that could reasonably be expected to identify any individual to whom it relates.
- 2004, c. 10, s. 13
- 2007, c. 5, s. 45
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