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Corporate Author: Canada Solicitor General
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Ministry of Supply and Services
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S5, Canada
Canada Solicitor General
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: This annual report, prepared by the Solicitor General of Canada, includes statistics and analysis regarding judicially authorized electronic surveillance for offenses under which proceedings may be conducted by or on behalf of the Attorney General.
Abstract: In general, the report discusses applications for authorizations to intercept private communications in relation to offenses committed under the Narcotics Act, Food and Drugs Act, Customs Act, Excise Act, Immigration Act, Bankruptcy Act, and Official Secrecy Act. The specific offenses covered include trafficking, smuggling, money laundering, unlawful distillation or selling of spirits, organizing entry into Canada, disembarking persons at sea, fraudulent bankruptcy, and spying. The report reviews the key procedural requirements of Part VI of the Criminal Code and basic reporting requirements, and includes a summary and analysis of the information submitted by agents of the Solicitor General. The final section assesses the importance of the interception of private communications for the investigation, detection, prevention, and prosecution of offenses in Canada in compliance with the Criminal Code. 3 figures, 24 tables, and 2 appendixes
Main Term(s): Computers
Index Term(s): Canada; Criminology; Electronic surveillance; Foreign criminal codes; Statistics
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