Department of Industry Act

Version of section 16 from 2005-12-12 to 2017-10-13:

Marginal note:Access to certain information
  •  (1) The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness shall, notwithstanding any other Act, on request of the Minister, make available to the Minister copies of invoices and other information collected under the Customs Act on goods imported into Canada and exported from Canada for the purpose of carrying out duties and functions of the Minister under paragraph 6(b).

  • Marginal note:Confidentiality

    (2) No person employed in the federal public administration who comes into possession of information made available to the Minister under this section shall disclose any such information relating to a particular person, organization or business unless the disclosure is consented to in writing by the person or organization or the owner of the business.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), in carrying out duties and functions under paragraph 6(b), the Minister may publish lists of names and addresses of some or all importers or exporters of a product or group of products with trade values aggregated in such a manner as to protect the confidentiality of data concerning individual importers or exporters.

  • 1995, c. 1, s. 16;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E);
  • 2005, c. 38, ss. 142, 145.
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