Regulations Specifying Publicly Available Information (SOR/2001-7)

Regulations are current to 2014-07-22

Regulations Specifying Publicly Available Information

SOR/2001-7

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ACT

Registration 2000-12-13

Regulations Specifying Publicly Available Information

P.C. 2000-1777 2000-12-13

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, pursuant to paragraph 26(1)(a.1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Specifying Publicly Available Information.

INFORMATION

 The following information and classes of information are specified for the purposes of paragraphs 7(1)(d), (2)(c.1) and (3)(h.1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act:

  • (a) personal information consisting of the name, address and telephone number of a subscriber that appears in a telephone directory that is available to the public, where the subscriber can refuse to have the personal information appear in the directory;

  • (b) personal information including the name, title, address and telephone number of an individual that appears in a professional or business directory, listing or notice, that is available to the public, where the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information relate directly to the purpose for which the information appears in the directory, listing or notice;

  • (c) personal information that appears in a registry collected under a statutory authority and to which a right of public access is authorized by law, where the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information relate directly to the purpose for which the information appears in the registry;

  • (d) personal information that appears in a record or document of a judicial or quasi-judicial body, that is available to the public, where the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information relate directly to the purpose for which the information appears in the record or document; and

  • (e) personal information that appears in a publication, including a magazine, book or newspaper, in printed or electronic form, that is available to the public, where the individual has provided the information.

COMING INTO FORCE

 These Regulations come into force on January 1, 2001.