5005 Criminal Records Checks

POLICY NO.:    5005               DATE APPROVED:  1995-01

SUBJECT:        Criminal Records Checks


All School District No. 60 employees, independent contractors, and volunteers who work with children are required to have a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act.


1.         As a condition of hire, all School District No. 60 employees, and independent contractors who work with children are required to complete a Criminal Records Check.

2.         All School District No. 60 volunteers who work with children are required to complete a Criminal Records Check.  Where a Criminal Record Check points out a previous “Relevant” Offense”, upon request from the individual, the District may initiate an online check through the Ministry of Justice to determine whether a clearance authorization is available.

3.         Employees having convictions of the nature of those listed on the attached “Relevant Offenses” listing (Schedule 1 of the Criminal Records Review Act), will be ineligible for employment with School District No. 60 (Peace River North).

4.         Any fees charged for completion of a Criminal Records Check will be paid by the individual applying.

Excerpted from the Criminal Records Review Act


(Section 1, definition of “relevant offenses”)


1.   The following sections of the Criminal Code (Canada) are designated as relevant offenses:

section 151:  (Sexual Interference);

section 152:  (Invitation to Sexual Touching);

section 153:  (Sexual Exploitation):

section 153(1):   (Sexual Exploitation of a person with a disability);

section 155:  (Incest);

section 159:  (Anal Intercourse);

section 160:  (Bestiality);

section 161:  (Order of Prohibition);

section 163.1  (Child Pornography);

section 170:  (Parent or Guardian Procuring Sexual Activity);

section 171:  (Householder Permitting Sexual Activity);

section 172:  (Corrupting Children);

section 172 (1):  (Internet Luring);

section 173 (1):  (Indecent Acts);

section 173 (2):  (Exposure);

section 177:  (Trespassing at Night);

section 179:  (Vagrancy);

section 212 (1):  (Procuring a Person for the Purposes of Prostitution);

section 212 (2)  (Living Off Avails of Child Prostitution);

section 212 (2.1):  (Living off the avails of Prostitution)

section 212 (4)  (Attempting to Obtain the Sexual Services of a Child);

section 215:  (Duties of Persons to Provide Necessities);

section 218:  (Abandoning Child);

section 220:  (Causing Death by Criminal Negligence);

section 221:  (Causing Bodily Harm by Criminal Negligence);

section 229:  (Murder);

section 235:  (Punishment for Murder);

section 236:  (Punishment for Manslaughter);

section 237:  (Punishment for Infanticide);

section 238:  (Killing Unborn Child in Act of Birth);

section 239:  (Attempt to Commit Murder);

section 240:  (Accessory after Fact to Murder);

section 242:  (Neglect to Obtain Assistance in Child Birth);

section 243:  (Concealing Body of Child);

section 244:  (Causing Bodily Harm with Intent);

section 245:  (Administering Noxious Thing);

section 246:  (Overcoming Resistance to Commission of Offense);

section 264:  (Criminal Harassment);

section 264.1:  (Uttering Threats);

section 266:  (Assault);

section 267:  (Assault with a Weapon or Causing Bodily Harm);

section 268:  (Aggravated Assault);

section 269:  (Unlawfully Causing Bodily Harm);

section 271:  (Sexual Assault);

section 272:  (Sexual Assault with a Weapon, Threats to a Third Party or

Causing Bodily Harm);

section 273:  (Aggravated Sexual Assault);

section 273.3:  (Removal of Child from Canada);

section 279:  (Kidnapping/Forcible Confinement);

section 279.1  (Hostage Taking);

section 280:  (Abduction of Person under Sixteen);

section 281:  (Abduction of Person under Fourteen);

section 282:  (Abduction in Contravention of Custody Order);

section 283:  (Abduction);

section 372:  (False Messages/Indecent Telephone Calls/Harassing Telephone       Calls);

section 446:  (Cruelty to animals);

section 810:  (Where Injury or Damage Feared);

section 810 (1):  (Where Fear of Sexual Offense).

Section 810 (2):  (Where Fear of Serious Personal Injury offence);

2.         The following sections of the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Act (Canada) are designated as relevant offenses:

Section 5:  Trafficking in substance;

Section 6:  Importing and exporting a substance;

Section 7:  Production of a substance.

Revised:  2015-04