Access to Information Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-1)

Act current to 2019-01-30 and last amended on 2018-12-13. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2002, c. 7, s. 77

    • 1994, c. 43, s. 80

      77 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

      • Yukon Surface Rights Board

        Office des droits de surface du Yukon

  • — 2013, c. 25, s. 20, as amended by 2014, c. 1, s. 20(3), 2017, c. 32, s. 19(3)

    • 20 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (h), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (i) and by adding the following after paragraph (i):

      • (j) the Yale First Nation Government, within the meaning of subsection 2(2) of the Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act.

  • — 2014, c. 2, s. 238

    • 1998, c. 25, s. 160(1)

      238 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS”:

      • Gwich’in Land and Water Board

        Office gwich’in des terres et des eaux

      • Sahtu Land and Water Board

        Office des terres et des eaux du Sahtu

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 366(1)

    • Replacement of “trade-mark” in other Acts
      • 366 (1) Unless the context requires otherwise, “trade-mark”, “trade-marks”, “Trade-mark”, “Trade-marks”, “trade mark” and “trade marks” are replaced by “trademark”, “trademarks”, “Trademark” or “Trademarks”, as the case may be, in the English version of any Act of Parliament, other than this Act and the Trademarks Act.

  • — 2014, c. 32, s. 58

    • 58 Schedule II to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the reference to

      • Trade-marks Act

        Loi sur les marques de commerce

      and the corresponding reference to “subsection 50(6)”.

  • — 2018, c. 27, s. 277

    • Bill C-58

      277 If Bill C-58, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, receives royal assent, then, on the first day on which both section 10 of that Act and section 273 of this Act are in force, section 23.1 of the English version of the Access to Information Act is replaced by the following:

      • Protected information — patents and trade-marks

        23.1 The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose any record requested under this Part that contains information that is subject to the privilege set out in section 16.1 of the Patent Act or section 51.13 of the Trade-marks Act.

  • — 2018, c. 31, s. 391

    • 2014, c. 12, s. 146

      391 Section 16.31 of the Access to Information Act is repealed.

  • — 2018, c. 31, s. 400

    • C-58
      • 400 (1) Subsections (2) and (3) apply if Bill C-58, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (in this section referred to as the “other Act”) receives royal assent.

      • (2) If section 391 of this Act comes into force before paragraph 41(k) of the other Act, then

        • (a) that paragraph 41(k) is deemed never to have come into force and is repealed; and

        • (b) section 16.3 of the English version of the Access to Information Act is amended by replacing “this Act” with “this Part”.

      • (3) If paragraph 41(k) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 391 of this Act, then that paragraph 41(k) is deemed to have come into force before that section 391.

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