O. Reg. 147/13: VIOLENT CRIME LINKAGE ANALYSIS SYSTEM REPORTS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r13147
Published: 2013-05-07

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ontario regulation 147/13

made under the

police services act

Made: May 1, 2013
Filed: May 7, 2013
Published on e-Laws: May 7, 2013
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 25, 2013


Amending O. Reg. 550/96

(Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System Reports)

1. The French version of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 550/96 is revoked and the following substituted:

1. La définition qui suit s’applique au présent règlement.

«SALVAC» Le Système d’analyse des liens entre les crimes de violence.  («ViCLAS»)

2. Section 1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following definition:

“Provincial ViCLAS Centre” means the Provincial ViCLAS Centre operated by the Ontario Provincial Police;  (“Centre provincial du SALVAC”)

3. The French version of the Regulation is amended by striking out “SALCV” wherever it appears in the following provisions and substituting in each case “SALVAC”:

1. Subsections 2 (1) and (2).

2. Paragraph 6 of subsection 2 (3).

3. Subsection 2 (4).

4. Clause 3 (1) (a).

4. (1) Subsection 2 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “the form prepared by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police” and substituting “the form approved by the Manager of the Provincial ViCLAS Centre”.

(2) Paragraph 2 of subsection 2 (3) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

2. Sexual assault, solved or unsolved, that is not familial or domestic.

2.1 Familial or domestic sexual assault, if the victim is under 16 years of age at the time of the assault or the assault includes unique or significant physical, sexual or verbal behaviour.

(3) Subsection 2 (3) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

5.1 Luring of a child or attempted luring of a child, solved or unsolved.

(4) Paragraph 6 of subsection 2 (3) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services” at the end and substituting “Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services”.

(5) Subsection 2 (4) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “to any ViCLAS centre that is designated by the Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services” at the end and substituting “to the Provincial ViCLAS Centre”.

5. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:

2.1 Every police officer who receives a Potential Linkage Report from the Provincial ViCLAS Centre shall,

(a) promptly conduct a follow-up investigation; and

(b) within 60 days of receiving the Potential Linkage Report, submit to the Provincial ViCLAS Centre a Potential Linkage Response Form in the form approved by the Manager of the Provincial ViCLAS Centre, reporting the results of the follow-up investigation.

6. (1) Subsection 3 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services” in the portion before clause (a) and substituting “Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services”.

(2) Clause 3 (1) (b) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(b) any other information requested by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for audit or policy purposes.

(3) Subsection 3 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) The annual report shall be submitted no later than February 28 in each year.

Commencement

7. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Subsection 4 (3) and section 5 come into force on the later of September 1, 2013 and the day this Regulation is filed.

 

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