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Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 11 from 2014-11-01 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Disclosures prohibited

  •  (1) Subject to sections 11.1 to 11.5, no person shall directly or indirectly disclose

    • (a) any information that reveals, or from which may be inferred, the location or a change of identity of a person that they know is a protected person;

    • (b) any information about the means and methods by which protected persons are protected, knowing that or being reckless as to whether the disclosure could result in substantial harm to any protected person; or

    • (c) the identity and role of a person who provides protection or directly or indirectly assists in providing protection, knowing that or being reckless as to whether the disclosure could result in substantial harm to

      • (i) that person,

      • (ii) a member of that person’s family, or

      • (iii) any protected person.

  • Marginal note:Means and methods of protection

    (2) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(b), information about the means and methods by which protected persons are protected includes information about

    • (a) covert operational methods used to provide protection;

    • (b) covert administrative methods used to support the provision of protection;

    • (c) any means used to record or exchange confidential information relating to protection or used to gain access to that information; and

    • (d) the location of facilities used to provide protection.

  • 1996, c. 15, s. 11
  • 2013, c. 29, s. 12

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