The Saskatchewan Association of Chiefs of Police called the website a vital tool to help better inform people of any risk. Saskatchewan bans people convicted of certain sex crimes from changing their names. World Canada Local. Saskatchewan had been the only province in Western Canada that does not require either a criminal record check or fingerprinting to process a name change.
Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. Published November 23, This article was published more than 10 years ago. Disclosure Process The public disclosure process works by police bringing applications forward respecting people who have been convicted of certain scheduled offences and who pose a risk of serious harm to members of a community registered sex offenders near my neighborhood in Saskatchewan Saskatchewan.
The province has released details about an order of council passed by cabinet that says anyone 18 years or older requesting a name change will be required to undergo a criminal record check. A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French.
Alberta announced last week that it is eyeing a similar move. Some information in it may no longer be current. When a Saskatchewan police agency believes that a convicted offender is a high risk to re-offend and that the public should be warned about him or her, it may decide to issue a public disclosure.
How and when information is disclosed The Committee can only recommend disclosure when the individual poses a significant risk of serious harm to other persons. Log in. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter. Anyone 18 years or older will now be required to obtain a criminal record check as part of the application to request a name change, the province said on Tuesday.
Public Notification of High Risk Individuals. If a public disclosure has been made by a police service to the general public without reliance upon The Public Disclosure Act application process, the offender's information will remain public until:.