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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

Version of section 45.67 from 2019-07-12 to 2022-11-16:


Marginal note:Right to terminate investigation

  •  (1) The Commission may decide to discontinue an investigation of a complaint if, in the Commission’s opinion,

    • (a) any of the reasons for which the Commission may refuse to deal with a complaint under paragraph 45.53(2)(a), (b) or (c) applies; or

    • (b) having regard to all the circumstances, it is not necessary or reasonably practicable to continue to investigate the complaint.

  • Marginal note:Obligation to discontinue investigation

    (2) The Commission shall discontinue an investigation of a complaint if subsection 45.53(3) or (4) applies.

  • Marginal note:Referral — National security

    (2.1) The Commission shall discontinue an investigation of a complaint if subsection 45.53(4.1) applies and shall refer the complaint to the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency.

  • Marginal note:Notice to the Commissioner and complainant

    (3) Subject to subsection (3.1), if the Commission discontinues an investigation of a complaint, the Commission shall give notice in writing of the discontinuance and the reasons for it to the complainant and the Commissioner.

  • Marginal note:Notice — application of subsection (2.1)

    (3.1) If the investigation of a complaint is discontinued under subsection (2.1), the Commission shall give to the Commissioner notice in writing of the investigation’s discontinuance and the referral of the complaint to the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency. After doing so, the Commission shall give notice in writing of the discontinuance and the referral to the complainant.

  • Marginal note:Notice to member and other persons

    (4) After receiving the notice, the Commissioner shall notify the member or other person whose conduct is the subject matter of the complaint of the discontinuance of the investigation of the complaint and, if applicable, of the referral made under subsection (2.1).

  • 2013, c. 18, s. 35
  • 2019, c. 13, s. 43
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