Search of Premises
Policy No: 02/00-13
Effective Date: July 26, 2000
Section 29 of the Police Adequacy Standards Regulation requires a police services board to have a policy on search of premises. In addition, section 13(1)(i) requires the Chief of Police to establish procedures and processes in respect of search of premises.
It is the policy of the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board with respect to search of premises that the Chief of Police will:
establish procedures on search of premises that require the compliance by members of the police service with the legal, constitutional and case law requirements relating to the search of premises; and
ensure that officers and other members as appropriate are kept informed of changes in the law relating to search of premises.