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Interception Of Private Communications report

Report By The Privacy Commissioner To The Minister Of Justice On Parts V And Viii Of The Harassment And Criminal Associations Bill (Interception Of Private Communications)

CONTENTS

Executive Summary
1. Introduction
2. Review of provisions in bill
3. Enhancement of existing safeguards
4. Proposal to create new safeguards
5. Summary of conclusions and recommendations

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The Harassment and Criminal Associa...

Evidence of Children and Other Vulnerable Witnesses

Submission by the Privacy Commissioner on Law Commission Preliminary Paper 26

1. Introduction

1.1 The discussion paper examines options to address the particular needs of children and other vulnerable witnesses, including defendants, which arise in their involvement in criminal and civil court proceedings and impact on their ability to give reliable, that is complete and accurate, evidence. Vulnerability may arise due to the characteristics of a witness, the nature of the case...

Official Information Act

Introduction; Constitutional conventions and conduct of public affairs; broadly defined requests and requests for large amounts of information; time limits; ability to charge to recover costs in deciding whether or not to release information; transfer of requests; refusal of requests; compliance with the requirements of Ombudsman; Order in Council procedure; diplomatic documents