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What You Need to Know About Police Record Checks

By Debra McKenna | | JUNE 18, 2018
If you're like me and had all but forgotten about the new Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015,  you are forgiven – you're not the only one. It seems that, until very recently, the government had also forgotten about this Act, which has been sitting in legislative limbo, unproclaimed, since it received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015. However, this legislation returned to life on April 25, 2018, with an Order in Council proclaiming that the Act would come into force on November 1, 2018.  This was quickly followed by four new regulations on April 27, 2018.  Clearly, someone was getting ready for an election. So let's revisit.