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Civil International Space Station Agreement Implementation Act

Version of section 7 from 2002-12-31 to 2003-07-01:

Marginal note:Notice for disclosure of information

  •  (1) The Minister may send a notice to any person that the Minister believes, on reasonable grounds, has information or documents relevant to the administration or enforcement of this Act, requesting the person to provide, within any reasonable period that the Minister specifies, that information or those documents to the Minister or any person that the Minister designates.

  • Marginal note:Application for court order

    (2) If a person objects to providing or fails to provide the Minister or a designated person, as the case may be, with any requested information or a requested document within the specified period, the Minister may apply to a judge of a superior court of a province or the Trial Division of the Federal Court for an order requiring the person to provide it.

  • Marginal note:Notice of hearing

    (3) The Minister shall give the person at least seven days notice of the hearing of the application.

  • Marginal note:Order

    (4) On hearing the application, the judge may order the person to provide the information or document if the judge concludes that, in the circumstances of the case,

    • (a) the production of the document or information is necessary to ensure Canada’s compliance with the Agreement; and

    • (b) the public interest in the production of the document or information outweighs in importance any privacy interest of the person.

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