P-13.1 - Police Act

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193.5. Within 60 days after the receipt of the complaint or the identification of the police officer concerned, the Commissioner must, after a preliminary analysis of the complaint,
(1)  decide whether the complaint is to be dealt with under the Commissioner’s authority or must be rejected;
(2)  refer the complaint to the appropriate police force for the purposes of a criminal investigation if it appears to the Commissioner that a criminal offence may have been committed;
(3)  where applicable, designate a conciliator and forward the file;
(4)  inform the complainant, the authority that would normally deal with the complaint in the police officer’s home province or territory and the authorizing official concerned of the Commissioner’s decision to refer the complaint to conciliation, to deal with it under the Commissioner’s authority or to reject it.
The authorizing official shall then inform the police officer concerned and the director of the police force of which he or she is a member of the substance of the complaint, of the facts enabling the event that gave rise to the complaint to be identified and of the Commissioner’s decision.
2009, c. 59, s. 11.