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The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act

C.C.S.M. c. P132

The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act

1 Definitions
2 Application of Act
3(1) Registrar and deputy registrar
(2) Duties and powers of registrar
(3) Deputy to act in place of registrar
3.1 Minister may designate inspectors
4(1) Licence required to provide private investigators
(2) Employing unlicensed individuals prohibited
(3) Requirements to act as a private investigator
5(1) Licence required to provide security guards
(2) Security guard employers must be registered
(3) Employing unlicensed individuals prohibited
(4) Requirements to act as a security guard
5.1(1) Prohibition against holding out: private investigators
(2) Prohibition against holding out: security guards
5.2(1) Multiple offices must be licensed
(2) Main office must be designated
6(1) Application: licence or registration
(2) Application requirements
6.1 and 6.2 Repealed
7(1) Security for engaging in business
(2) Other form of security
(3) Requirements re security
7.1 Repealed
8 Address for service
9 Repealed
10 Investigation of applicant
11 Further information
12(1) Issue of licence
(2) Persons who may be registered
13 Terms of licence
14 Hearing
15(1) Temporary licences
(2) Terms of temporary licence
16 Repealed
17 Transfers
18 Repealed
19 Surrender of licence
19.1(1) Reporting requirements — individuals
(2) Reporting requirements — person engaged in business
(3) If person is a corporation or partnership
(4) Reporting re employees
20 Suspension and cancellation
21 Reasons
21.1(1) Immediate action to protect the public
(2) Registrar must give notice
22(1) General inspection powers
(2) Removal of records to make copies
(3) Entry to dwelling requires consent
(4) Assistance to registrar or inspector
22.1(1) Initiation of investigations
(2) Right of entry
(3) Removing and copying records
(4) Entry into dwelling with consent
(5) Warrant for entry into dwelling
(6) Conditions
22.2(1) Identification to be shown
(2) Obstruction
(3) Copies as evidence
23 Repealed
24(1) Notice of decision, etc.
(2) Service
25(1) Appeal
(2) Rights of registrar on appeal
(3) Authority of court
26 Right to counsel
27 Use of "private detective"
27.1(1) Prohibited titles re security guards
(2) Security guards must not use prohibited titles
28 Name of business
29 Confidence of private investigators, etc.
30 Age limit
31(1) Identification of private investigators
(2) Licence to be carried
32(1) Identification of security guard
(2) Evidence of authority
33(1) Uniforms
(2) Use of uniform by private investigator
34 Licensees not to act as collectors, etc.
35 Holding out as police
36 Advertising
36.1 Public registry
37 Offence
38 Time limit for prosecution
39 Certificate as evidence
39.1 Forms
39.2 Liability protection
40 Regulations
41 Provisions re regulations