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Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

Version of section 23 from 2003-01-01 to 2011-03-31:

Marginal note:Consultations with provinces

  •  (1) If the Commissioner considers it appropriate to do so, or on the request of an interested person, the Commissioner may, in order to ensure that personal information is protected in as consistent a manner as possible, consult with any person who, under provincial legislation that is substantially similar to this Part, has powers and duties similar to those of the Commissioner.

  • Marginal note:Agreements

    (2) The Commissioner may enter into agreements with any person with whom the Commissioner may consult under subsection (1)

    • (a) to coordinate the activities of their offices and the office of the Commissioner, including to provide for mechanisms for the handling of any complaint in which they are mutually interested;

    • (b) to undertake and publish research related to the protection of personal information; and

    • (c) to develop model contracts for the protection of personal information that is collected, used or disclosed interprovincially or internationally.

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