Applying the Charter Outside of Canada

In Rights by poladmin

Does the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms apply to the actions of law enforcement agencies when they are pursuing an investigation outside of Canada? That is the issue that will be before the Supreme Court of Canada on May 19, 2022 in McGregor v Her Majesty the Queen (SCC 39543). In that case, Corporal McGregor, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, was being investigated by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) for alleged criminal violations. Although the CFNIS was doing the investigation and conducted a search of Cpl McGregor’s residence in the United

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