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Witness Protection Program Act

Version of section 12 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-10-31:

Marginal note:Factors to be considered

 The following factors shall be considered in determining whether information about a person should be disclosed under section 11:

  • (a) the reasons for the disclosure;

  • (b) the danger or adverse consequences of the disclosure in relation to the person and the integrity of the Program;

  • (c) the likelihood that the information will be used solely for the purpose for which the disclosure is made;

  • (d) whether the need for the disclosure can be effectively met by another means; and

  • (e) whether there are effective means available to prevent further disclosure of the information.

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