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Regulations Prescribing Physical Injuries (SOR/2019-260)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19

Regulations Prescribing Physical Injuries



Registration 2019-06-25

Regulations Prescribing Physical Injuries

P.C. 2019-930 2019-06-22

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, pursuant to subsection 45.79(3)Footnote a of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Regulations Prescribing Physical Injuries.

Marginal note:Physical injuries

 For the purposes of the definition serious injury in subsection 45.79(1) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, the following physical injuries — that are not transient or trifling in nature and for which medical attention was received from a person who is entitled to practice medicine or practice as a nurse under the laws of a province — are prescribed:

  • (a) any physical injury that results in

    • (i) a substantial loss or impairment of mobility of the body,

    • (ii) a loss of function, in whole or in part, of any limb, organ or other body member,

    • (iii) a loss of vision or hearing in whole or in part, or

    • (iv) a substantial disfigurement;

  • (b) the fracture of a limb, a rib, a vertebra or the skull; or

  • (c) any burns, cuts or lacerations to a major portion of the body.

Marginal note:Coming into force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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