Can a court order disclosure of the identity of individuals who have been named in a document without disclosing their identities?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from R. v. B.J., 2009 ABPC 248 (CanLII):

Veit J. in Muir v. Alberta, [1995] A.J. No. 1656, at para. 43 in referring to information about individuals referred to in documents stated: "…where disclosure of the identity of individuals who are mentioned unfavourably in the document has little or no probative value, but the disclosure of the information could be very prejudicial to those persons, the court can exercise discretion to protect such persons."

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