8 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Date Written: November 3, 2016
This short paper prepared as a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information and Privacy and Ethics outlines the weaknesses of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SoCISA), enacted as part of Bill C-51 in 2015. It proposes a wholesale renovation of national security information-sharing laws. Short of this, the paper proposes a number of detailed amendments to the SoCISA adding precision, coherence and more meaningful privacy protections to this awkwardly drafted instrument.
Keywords: Privacy, Information-Sharing, National Security, Canada
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Forcese, Craig and Roach, Kent, Brief to the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics: Analysis and Proposals on the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (November 3, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2863364 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2863364