Privacy Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21)

Act current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 2005, c. 26, s. 18(1), as amended by 2005, c. 26, par. 27(2)(a)(E)

    • Definitions
      • 18. (1) The following definitions apply in this section.

        “former agency”

        « ancienne agence »

        “former agency” means the portion of the federal public administration known as the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.

        “new agency”

        « nouvelle agence »

        “new agency” means the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec established by section 8.

  • — 2005, c. 26, par. 18(7)(c)

    • References
      • 18. (7) A reference to the former agency in any of the following is deemed to be a reference to the new agency:

        • (c) the schedule to the Privacy Act, under the heading “Other Government Institutions”;

  • — 2005, c. 38, s. 16, as amended by 2005, c. 38, par. 144(8)(a)(E)

    • Definitions

      16. The following definitions apply in sections 17 to 19 and 21 to 28.

      “former agency”

      « ancienne agence »

      “former agency” means the portion of the federal public administration known as the Canada Border Services Agency.

      “new agency”

      « nouvelle agence »

      “new agency” means the Canada Border Services Agency established under subsection 3(1).

      “order P.C. 2003-2064”

      « décret C.P. 2003-2064 »

      “order P.C. 2003-2064” means Order in Council P.C. 2003-2064 of December 12, 2003, registered as SI/2003-216.

  • — 2005, c. 38, par. 19(1)(b), (g)

    • References
      • 19. (1) A reference to the former agency in any of the following is deemed to be a reference to the new agency:

        • (b) the schedule to the Privacy Act;

        • (g) any order of the Governor in Council made under paragraph (b) of the definition “head” in section 3 of the Privacy Act; and

  • — 2006, c. 5, s. 16

    • Definitions

      16. The following definitions apply in sections 17 to 19.

      “former agency”

      « ancienne agence »

      “former agency” means the portion of the federal public administration known as the Public Health Agency of Canada.

      “new agency”

      « nouvelle agence »

      “new agency” means the Public Health Agency of Canada established under section 3.

  • — 2006, c. 5, s. 19

    • References
      • 19. (1) A reference to the former agency in any of the following schedules and orders is deemed to be a reference to the new agency:

        • (c) the schedule to the Privacy Act, under the heading “Other Government Institutions”;

      • Deputy head

        (2) The designation of a person as deputy head of the former agency in any order of the Governor in Council made pursuant to paragraph 29(e) of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act or to the definition “deputy head” in subsection 2(1) of the Public Service Employment Act is deemed to be a designation of the Chief Public Health Officer as deputy head of the new agency.

  • — 2006, c. 9, par. 120(d)

    • Transitional — continuation in office

      120. A person who holds office under one of the following provisions immediately before the day on which this section comes into force continues in office and is deemed to have been appointed under that provision, as amended by sections 109 to 111, 118 and 119, to hold office for the remainder of the term for which he or she had been appointed:

      • (d) the Privacy Commissioner under section 53 of the Privacy Act; and

  • — 2012, c. 6, s. 29

    • Destruction of information — Commissioner
      • 29. (1) The Commissioner of Firearms shall ensure the destruction as soon as feasible of all records in the Canadian Firearms Registry related to the registration of firearms that are neither prohibited firearms nor restricted firearms and all copies of those records under the Commissioner’s control.

      • Destruction of information — chief firearms officers

        (2) Each chief firearms officer shall ensure the destruction as soon as feasible of all records under their control related to the registration of firearms that are neither prohibited firearms nor restricted firearms and all copies of those records under their control.

      • Non-application

        (3) Sections 12 and 13 of the Library and Archives of Canada Act and subsections 6(1) and (3) of the Privacy Act do not apply with respect to the destruction of the records and copies referred to in subsections (1) and (2).