- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course will introduce the student to the application of investigative work within the field of civil law with respect to the rules, rights, and privacy required when conducting an investigation. The course will focus on the interpretation and application of administrative law principles used by the courts to review decisions of regulatory councils, boards, panels, commissions, and tribunals. In addition, students will be introduced to the rules regarding the collection and retention of information with respect to privacy and individuals. The student will learn how to apply the requirements of privacy laws, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) in an investigative setting. Through both theoretical and practical exercises, the student will gain an understanding regarding the considerations that need to be applied in connection with any collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, or access to such information.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the fundamentals of civil procedure, tribunals, councils, panels, & commissions.
- Explain how legal principles are applied to a given investigation in a civil setting.
- Describe the structure of a civil procedure for a regulatory, tribunal, or civil investigation.
- Explain the rules relating to the collection of personal information for investigative purposes for given scenarios.
- Learn to identify potential risks, vulnerabilities, harms, or misuses of data related to investigations.
- Understand the legal and regulatory requirements for information privacy when conducting an investigation.
- Understand the information principles, operational methods, and emerging technologies that define privacy practice and how it can impact an investigation.
Effective as of Winter 2024
Civil Legislation, Regulatory Bodies, and Privacy (FSCT 7007) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Computing and Academic Studies
- Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
Bachelor of Technology Part-time
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