Personal Health Information Custodians in Nova Scotia Exemption Order

SOR/2016-62

PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS ACT

Registration 2016-03-29

Personal Health Information Custodians in Nova Scotia Exemption Order

P.C. 2016-161 2016-03-24

Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that the Personal Health Information Act, SNS 2010, c. 41, of Nova Scotia, which is substantially similar to Part 1 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents ActFootnote a, applies to the personal health information custodians referred to in the annexed Order;

Therefore, His 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 ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Personal Health Information Custodians in Nova Scotia Exemption Order.

Exemption

 Any personal health information custodian to which the Personal Health Information Act, SNS 2010, c. 41, of Nova Scotia 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 health information that occurs in Nova Scotia.

Coming into Force

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

 
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