Regulations With Respect to Privacy
P.C. 1983-1668 1983-06-02
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice and the Treasury Board, pursuant to subsection 77(1) of the Privacy Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations with respect to privacy.
2. In these Regulations,
- “Access to Personal Information Request Form”
“Access to Personal Information Request Form” means the form prescribed by the designated Minister pursuant to paragraph 71(1)(c) of the Act for the purpose of requesting access to personal information under the control of a government institution; (formule de demande d’accès à des renseignements personnels)
“Act” means the Privacy Act; (Loi)
- “appropriate officer”
“appropriate officer” means the officer of the government institution whose title and address is published pursuant to subparagraphs 11(1)(a)(iii) and 11(1)(b)(ii) of the Act; (fonctionnaire compétent)
- “Correction Request Form”
“Correction Request Form” means the form prescribed by the designated Minister pursuant to paragraph 71(1)(c) of the Act for the purpose of requesting, under subsection 12(2) of the Act, a correction of personal information under the control of a government institution. (formule de demande de correction)
- “Notation Request Form”
“Notation Request Form”[Revoked, SOR/85-1092, s. 1]
- SOR/85-1092, s. 1.
GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS OR PARTS OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS
3. The government institutions or parts of government institutions for the purpose of paragraph (e) of the definition “personal information” in section 3 of the Act are those set out in Schedule I to these Regulations.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT HAS BEEN USED BY A GOVERNMENT INSTITUTION FOR AN ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSE
4. (1) Personal information concerning an individual that has been used by a government institution for an administrative purpose shall be retained by the institution
(a) for at least two years following the last time the personal information was used for an administrative purpose unless the individual consents to its disposal; and
(b) where a request for access to the information has been received, until such time as the individual has had the opportunity to exercise all his rights under the Act.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) where personal information is under the control of a government institution at a post abroad, the head of the post or the senior officer in charge thereof may order the destruction of the information in an emergency in order to prevent the removal of the information from the control of the institution.
(3) [Revoked, SOR/88-123, s. 1]
- SOR/85-1092, s. 2;
- SOR/88-123, s. 1.
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