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Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-23)

Act current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2019-07-13. Previous Versions


  • — 2005, c. 38, s. 16, as amended by 2005, c. 38, par. 144(8)(a)(E)

    • Definitions

      16 The following definitions apply in sections 17 to 19 and 21 to 28.

      former agency

      former agency means the portion of the federal public administration known as the Canada Border Services Agency. (ancienne agence)

      new agency

      new agency means the Canada Border Services Agency established under subsection 3(1). (nouvelle agence)

      order P.C. 2003-2064

      order P.C. 2003-2064 means Order in Council P.C. 2003-2064 of December 12, 2003, registered as SI/2003-216. (décret C.P. 2003-2064)

  • — 2005, c. 38, par. 19(1)(f)

    • References
      • 19 (1) A reference to the former agency in any of the following is deemed to be a reference to the new agency:

  • — 2005, c. 38, par. 19(2)(a)

    • Deputy head
      • 19 (2) The designation of a person as deputy head of the former agency in any of the following is deemed to be a designation of the President of the new agency as deputy head of that agency:

  • — 2019, c. 13, s. 110

    • Definitions

      110 The following definitions apply in section 111.

      commencement day

      commencement day means the day on which section 96 comes into force. (date de référence)


      dataset means a collection of information stored as an electronic record and characterized by a common subject matter. (ensemble de données)


      Service has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act. (Service)

  • — 2019, c. 13, s. 111

    • Datasets collected by Service

      111 If any dataset was collected by the Service before the commencement day that would be subject to sections 11.02 and 11.05 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act as enacted by section 97 of this Act, that dataset is deemed, on the commencement day, to be collected under that section 11.05 on that day.

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