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Canada. 2010 ‘Security Assessment.’ Controlled Goods Regulations SOR/2001-32 (Regulations are current to 10 September 2015) (Sections 4, 15), pp. 3-8. Ottawa ON: Minister of Justice. 10 December
Factor for Consideration
4. In deciding whether to register a person, the Minister1 shall consider, based on a security assessment, the extent to which the applicant poses a risk of transferring a controlled good2 to a person who is not registered or exempt from registration.
15.(1) The designated official or the Minister, as the case may be, shall, for the purpose of determining the honesty, reliability and trustworthiness of a person and the extent to which the person poses a risk of transferring a controlled good to a person who is not registered or exempt from registration, conduct a security assessment that takes into account the following:
(a) personal references;
(b) criminal history;
(c) in the case of an individual, their places of residence, and their employment and educational histories; and
(d) in the case of a corporation or other business, its ownership.
(2) A person who is the subject of a security assessment shall provide to the designated official or the Minister, as the case may be, the individual's date of birth and evidence of the information referred to in subsection (1) in respect of the five- year period immediately before the date of the person's consent to the assessment…