Higher Court Opinions: In the Matter of Applications for Warrants Pursuant to Sections 12 and 21 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-23

The Federal Court of Appeals’ Opinion

X (Re), 2014 FCA 249 (July 31, 2014)On November 4, 2014, the Federal Court of Appeals released an opinion, with several sensitive passages redacted, that it had issued on July 31 affirming Justice Mosley’s decision.

Aborted Review by the Supreme Court of Canada

In the Matter of an Application for Warrants Pursuant to Sections 12 and 21 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-23, 36107

On February 5, 2015, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the government and CSIS’s appeal of the Court of Appeals’ decision. Virtually all documents in the case were filed under seal.

On June 19, 2015, the appeal was closed in response to a letter discontinuing the appeal.

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