Impact of Adding Revenue Canada Databases Under FOAEA—Part 1 Tracing For Locating Persons
Final Report



  • [1]  The Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) has been renamed the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) since this report was written.
  • [2]  Since this report was written, the former department of Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) was split into two separate departments: Social Development Canada (SDC) and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).
  • [3]  REMO – reciprocal enforcement of maintenance order. Refers to the legislation and process that allows jurisdictions to enforce orders that originate outside their jurisdiction. "Payor in" refers to cases where a jurisdiction is enforcing another jurisdiction's order and "payor out" refers to cases sent to another jurisdiction for enforcement. This process has since been revised to standardize legislation and practice in all provinces and territories. The new process is called Interjurisdictional Support Orders (ISO).
  • [4]  The Queen's Regulations apply to the garnishee of funds of serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
  • [5]  At the time of writing, Revenue Canada had been renamed the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA). The agency is now known as the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
  • [6]  Date FMEP Request – date FMEP sends trace search results to FAMS. Province Closed – when FAMS closes its own search and notifies FMEP a FOAEA search will be undertaken. Does not indicate when actual trace request to FOAEA made. Application Legal Date – date of initial FAMS application for trace results to the FOAEA Unit. (Province still has to activate the application with a signed affidavit which may take up to 30 days.)
  • Federal Closed – date when FAMS "picks up" first trace results sent by the FOAEA Unit. Does not signify actual dates sent by the FOAEA Unit or date received by FMEP.
  • [7]  As noted in Section 6.4 it was difficult to determine the source of all payments.

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