Government of Canada introduces Bill to safeguard traveller privacy and rights in the examination of personal digital devices

Date Announced:

March 31, 2022


The Bill will create standards that must be met before a traveller’s device can be examined. It proposes changes to the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act, 2016 that further protect the rights of travellers with respect to examinations of their personal digital devices, without compromising the ability to secure our borders.

Departments and Agencies:

Canada Border Services Agency

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:


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