Complaints About the Conduct of Members of the Military Police Regulations
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1. In these Regulations, “
Act” means the National Defence Act.
Policing Duties And Functions
2. (1) For the purpose of subsection 250.18(1) of the Act, any of the following, if performed by a member of the military police, are policing duties or functions:
- the conduct of an investigation;
- the rendering of assistance to the public;
- the execution of a warrant or another judicial process;
- the handling of evidence;
- the laying of a charge;
- attendance at a judicial proceeding;
- the enforcement of laws;
- responding to a complaint; and
- the arrest or custody of a person.
(2) For greater certainty, a duty or function performed by a member of the military police that relates to administration, training, or military operations that result from established military custom or practice, is not a policing duty or function.
When No Informal Resolution
3. Subsection 250.27(1) of the Act does not apply to a conduct complaint of any of the following types:
- excessive use of force;
- the commission of a service or civil offence;
- policies of the Canadian Forces Military Police;
- the arrest of a person;
- abuse of authority; or
- conduct that results in injury.
Coming into Force
4. These Regulations came into force on December 1, 1999.
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