National Security Legislation

A number of federal statutes confer jurisdiction to the Federal Court in specific matters that concern national security. These statutes include the following:

Canada Evidence Act, RSC 1985, c C-5

Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27

Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, RSC 1985, c C-23

Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c C-46

Access to Information Act, RSC 1985, c A-1

Privacy Act, RSC 1985, c P-21

Charities Registration (Security Information) Act, SC 2001, c 41, s 113

Secure Air Travel Act, SC 2015, c 20, s 11

Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, SC 2000, c 17

Prevention of Terrorist Travel Act, SC 2015, c 36, s 42

Date modified: 2019-04-02

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