Health Information Custodians in the Province of Ontario Exemption Order

SOR/2005-399

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ACT

Registration 2005-11-28

Health Information Custodians in the Province of Ontario Exemption Order

P.C. 2005-2224 2005-11-28

Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Schedule A, of the Province of Ontario, which is substantially similar to Part 1 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents ActFootnote a, applies to the health information custodians referred to in the annexed Order;

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, pursuant to paragraph 26(2)(b) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Acta, hereby makes the annexed Health Information Custodians in the Province of Ontario Exemption Order.

EXEMPTION

 Any health information custodian to which the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Schedule A, applies is exempt from the application of Part 1 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act in respect of the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that occurs within the Province of Ontario.

COMING INTO FORCE

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.