The Canadian Intelligence Act
“Intelligence” includes information gathered from operatives.
“Operatives” includes members of an intelligence service, being of a foreign entity or from Canada.
“Foreign State” means:
(a) a state other than Canada,
(b) a province, state or other political subdivision of a state other than Canada, or
(c) a colony, dependency, possession, protectorate, condominium, trust territory or any territory falling under the jurisdiction of a state other than Canada;
“Document” includes a part of a document.
“Communicate” includes any information made available between individuals and anything made available to the public.
“Public” means all members of Canada.
“Terrorist Activity” means any activity in which a terrorist group causes damage or strife within Canada.
“Terrorist group” means a group of members actively participating in any action that is contrary to the benefit of Canada and its sovereignty.
“Reasonable economic justification” means any economic activity prescribed or approved by the Prime Minister and/or the Minister of Finance.
1) For the purposes of this Act, any individual will be tried, for the safety and interests of the State, if such person :
(a) commits, in Canada, an offence against the laws of Canada that is punishable by loss of citizenship in order to advance a political, religious or ideological purpose, objective or cause or to benefit a foreign entity, government, or terrorist group;
(b) commits, inside or outside Canada, a terrorist activity;
(c) causes or aggravates an urgent and critical situation in Canada that
(i) endangers the lives, and health of Canadians, or
(ii) threatens the ability of the Government of Canada to preserve the sovereignty, security or territorial integrity of Canada;
(d) interferes with a service, facility, or system, whether public or private, or its operation, in a manner that has a significant adverse impact on the health, security or economic well-being of the people of Canada or the functioning of the government in Canada;
(e) endangers, outside Canada, any person by reason of that person’s relationship with Canada or the fact that the person is doing business with or on behalf of the Government of Canada;
(f) impairs or threatens the military capability of the Canadian Forces, or any part of the Canadian Forces;
(g) interferes with the design, development or production of any weapon or defence systems of Canada, or intended for, the Canadian Forces;
(h) impairs or threatens the capabilities of the Government of Canada in relation to security and intelligence;
(i) adversely affects the stability of the economy in Canada without reasonable economic justification;
(j) impairs or threatens the capability of a government in Canada, or of the Bank of Canada, to protect against, or respond to, economic threats or instability;
(k) impairs or threatens the capability of the Government of Canada to conduct diplomatic relations, or conduct and manage international negotiations;
(l) communicates the code word, password, plan, article, document or information to any person, other than a person to whom he is authorized to communicate with, or a person to whom it is in the interest of the State his duty to communicate it;
(m) uses the information in his possession for the benefit of any foreign power or in any other against the safety or interests of the State;
(n) retains the plan, article, or document in his possession or control when he has no right to retain it or when it is contrary to his duty to retain it or fails to comply with all directions issued by the lawful authority with regard to the return or disposal thereof; or
(o) fails to take reasonable care of, or so conducts himself as to endanger the safety of, the secret official code word, password, plan, article, document or information.
(p) relays any information to the public without proper authorization or against the interest of national security and the interest of Canada.
(p) does or omits to do anything that is directed towards or in preparation of the undertaking of an activity mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (p).
Harm to Canadian interests:
(2) For the purposes of this Act, harm is caused to Canadian interests if a foreign entity, government, or terrorist group does anything referred to in any of paragraphs (1)(a) to (l).
1. (a) In event of a Military Officer’s breaking down, incompetence, or failure to comply. Any CSIS Operative may take his command temporarily until otherwise specified, with reasons specified. This includes all levels of the normal CAF chain of command, excludes the CSIS chain of command. (Special circumstances apply)
(b) In the event of a Political or Military coup d’état, operatives are required to return to Canada and fight in favor of the current administration, or largest party controlled by Canadian in a Political coup, notwithstanding party affiliations, loyalties, or preference of individual operatives. (Special circumstances apply)