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National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Act

Version of section 17 from 2019-07-12 to 2019-07-31:


Marginal note:Complaints — Communications Security Establishment

  •  (1) Any person may make a complaint to the Review Agency with respect to any activity carried out by the Communications Security Establishment and the Agency must, subject to subsection (2), investigate the complaint if

    • (a) the complainant has made a complaint to the Chief of the Communications Security Establishment with respect to that activity and the complainant has not received a response within a period of time that the Agency considers reasonable or is dissatisfied with the response given; and

    • (b) the Agency is satisfied that the complaint is not trivial, frivolous or vexatious or made in bad faith.

  • Marginal note:Other redress available

    (2) The Review Agency must not investigate a complaint in respect of which the complainant is entitled to seek redress by means of a grievance procedure established under the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act.

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