OCL Investigations Directorate Statistics (as of March 18, 2011)

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Reviews And Investigations

Administrative Reviews
Year Initiated Completed Balance
2004–2005 10 0 10
2005–2006 9 5 14
2006–2007 18 8 24
2007–2008 22 10 36
2008–2009 13 8 41
2009–2010 16 10 47
2010–20111 37 31 53
Total: 125 72 53
Investigations
Year Initiated Ceased Tabled Balance
2004–2005 02 0 0 0
2005–2006 8 0 0 8
2006–2007 23 0 4 6
2007–2008 0 0 0 6
2008–2009 0 0 0 6
2009–2010 3 0 0 9
2010–20114 6 3 3 9
Total: 19 3 7 9
Referrals to the RCMP
Year Referred s. 10.4(7) Suspended s. 10.4(8) Charges
2004–2005 0 0 0
2005–2006 1 0 0
2006–2007 1 0 0
2007–2008 3 0 0
2008–2009 0 1 0
2009–2010 4 0 0
2010–20115 2 2 0
Total Referrals: 11 3 0
Exemption (EXMP) Reviews
  Outcome
Year Applications Received Reviews Completed Withdrawal Other (Ineligible) EXMP Denied EXMP Granted
2008–2009 7 3 0 1 0 2
2009–2010 4 5 2 1 3 1
2010–20116 5 3 3 0 2 1
Total: 16 11 5 2 5 4

Compliance Verification

Compliance Verification (Media Monitoring)
Year Number of Corp/Org/Individuals Verified Registered %
2006–2007 91 54 59
2007–2008 193 121 63
2008–2009 332 274 83
2009–2010 293 264 90
2010–20117 160 131 82
Total: 1069 844 758
Advisory Letters
Year Letters Sent Responses Received New Registrations
2006–2007 24 8 4
2007–2008 26 6 6
2008–2009 20 18 7
2009–2010 12 12 3
2010–20119 4 3 0
Total: 86 47 20
Confirmation of Communication Entries
Year Comm. Returns Filed Letters Sent Entries Confirmed Corrections or Clarifications Required Accuracy Rate (%)
2008–2009 6330 73 482 18 96
2009–2010 7108 87 429 60 86
2010–201110 7420 71 396 62 84
Total: 20858 231 1307 140 89

1 Fiscal year-to-date.
2 An error in the version submitted to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) on March 23, 2011 has been corrected.
3 Supra Note 2.
4 Supra Note 1.
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6 Supra Note 1.
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8 The rest are subject to further monitoring or review, or were educated about federal lobbying legislation in advisory letters. In many cases, registration was not required as the individual was a volunteer, or the lobbying activity was directed at provincial officials.
9 Supra Note 1.
10 Supra Note 1.

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