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Compliance Regulation

1.1 Directive on Departmental Security Management

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1. Effective date

1.1 This directive takes effect on July 1, 2009. 
1.2 The transition period for full implementation of requirements related to the departmental security plan as specified in sections 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.8, 6.1.11, 6.1.12, 6.1.21 and 6.1.23 will begin July 1, 2009, and end June 31, 2012.

2. Application

2.1 This directive applies to:
  1. All departments within the meaning of Schedules I, I.1, II, IV and V of the Financial Administration Act (FAA),unless excluded by specific acts, regulations or Orders in Council.

3. Context

3.1 The management of security is an essential component of the effective management of a department and the government as a whole. Departmental security activities must be centrally coordinated and systematically woven into day-to-day operations to ensure that individuals, information, assets and services are safeguarded, departments do not increase risks to other departments or the government as a whole, and critical services and operations continue in the event of an emergency.



1.1 Directive on Departmental Security Management


Created at 11/26/2013 1:32 AM by System Account
Last modified at 11/26/2013 1:33 AM by System Account