Identification of Criminals Act

R.S.C. 1985, c. I-1

An Act respecting the identification of criminals


1. This Act may be cited as the Identification of Criminals Act.


2. (1) Any person who is in lawful custody, charged with, or under conviction of an indictable offence, or who has been apprehended under the Extradition Act or the Fugitive Offenders Act, may be subjected, by or under the direction of those in whose custody the person is, to

(2) The signaletic cards and other results of the measurements, processes and operations to which a person has been subjected pursuant to subsection (1) may be published for the purpose of affording infomation to officers and other engaged in the execution or administration of the law.

3. No liability, civil or criminal, for anything lawfully done under this Act shall be incurred by any person