130. Notwithstanding the first paragraph of section 129, the fire investigation commissioner may allow consultation of an unexpurgated report or unexpurgated appended documents or transmit certified copies of them to
(1) the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions;
(2) a government department, body or person that has established to the satisfaction of the fire investigation commissioner that the documents will be used for the purpose of ascertaining or asserting the rights of the department, body or person;
(3) a government department or public body that has established to the satisfaction of the fire investigation commissioner that the documents will be used in the pursuit of the public interest.
However, the report of a peace officer not filed as evidence during a hearing cannot be consulted or transmitted except with the express permission of the Minister or a person authorized by the Minister for that purpose.
2000, c. 20, s. 130; 2005, c. 34, s. 85.