CSIS memos re new Ministerial direction on CSIS Section 17 Liaison Arrangements w/ Foreign Govts

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CSIS memos re new Ministerial direction on CSIS Section 17 Liaison Arrangements w/ Foreign Govts

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Document Purpose: Memo to get the Minister’s approval for the new Ministerial Directive which includes guidelines for managing CSIS’s foreign liaison arrangements (Dec. 2001). Prior to the MD guidelines, CSIS needed to consult with DFAIT/officially request Ministerial approval when seeking to enhance level of cooperation/exchanges w/ agencies with which CSIS has Section 17 Liaison Arrangements. After the new MD, the Director has authority to approve requests to enhance the level of cooperation between CSIS and foreign agencies (subject to any conditions imposed by the Minister).

Document Synopsis: Contains MD; Annex D; Appendix 1 (Standards and Guidelines for Establishing a Foreign Arrangement); and Annex F (Joint Operations, Operational Assistance and Investigative Activity Outside Canada) which includes guidelines for joint operations within and outside of Canada. It highlights that CSIS investigative activity outside of Canada will: conform to the CSIS Act, hold potential benefit for Canada and its national interests, and be considered for its impact on Canadian foreign policy interests.

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2001

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“CSIS memos re new Ministerial direction on CSIS Section 17 Liaison Arrangements w/ Foreign Govts,” Secret Law Gazette, accessed January 20, 2018, http://secretlaw.omeka.net/items/show/9.

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