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Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 12 from 2014-11-01 to 2023-03-20:

Marginal note:Factors to be considered

 The Commissioner or a provincial official shall consider the following factors in determining whether to make a disclosure under section 11.2 or 11.3, as the case may be, except for a disclosure under paragraph 11.2(2)(e) or 11.3(2)(d):

  • (a) the reasons for the disclosure;

  • (b) the danger or adverse consequences of the disclosure in relation to a person and the integrity of the Program or of a designated program, as the case may be;

  • (c) the likelihood that the information will be used solely for the purpose for which the disclosure is made;

  • (d) whether the need for the disclosure can be effectively met by another means; and

  • (e) whether there are effective means available to prevent further disclosure of the information.

  • 1996, c. 15, s. 12
  • 2013, c. 29, s. 13
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