Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act
47.1 (1) Subject to any rules made pursuant to subsection (3), a member may be represented or assisted by any other member in any
(a) presentation of a grievance under Part III;
(b) proceeding before a board, other than the Commission;
(c) preparation of written representations under subsection 45.19(6); or
(d) appeal under section 42, 45.14 or 45.24.
(2) Where a member is represented or assisted by another member pursuant to subsection (1), communications passing in confidence between the two members in relation to the grievance, proceeding, representations or appeal are, for the purposes of this Act, privileged as if they were communications passing in professional confidence between the member and the member’s solicitor.
(3) The Commissioner may make rules prescribing
(a) the members or members of any class of members who may not represent or assist another member in any grievance, proceeding, preparation or appeal referred to in subsection (1); and
(b) the circumstances in which a member may not represent or assist another member in any grievance, proceeding, preparation or appeal referred to in subsection (1).
- R.S., 1985, c. 8 (2nd Supp.), s. 18
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