Access to Information Act
Marginal note:Disclosure authorized
63 (1) The Information Commissioner may disclose or may authorize any person acting on behalf or under the direction of the Commissioner to disclose information
(a) that, in the opinion of the Commissioner, is necessary to
(i) carry out an investigation under this Act, or
(ii) establish the grounds for findings and recommendations contained in any report under this Act; or
(b) in the course of a prosecution for an offence under this Act, a prosecution for an offence under section 131 of the Criminal Code (perjury) in respect of a statement made under this Act, a review before the Court under this Act or an appeal therefrom.
Marginal note:Disclosure of offence authorized
(2) The Information Commissioner may disclose to the Attorney General of Canada information relating to the commission of an offence against a law of Canada or a province by a director, an officer or an employee of a government institution if, in the Commissioner’s opinion, there is evidence of such an offence.
- R.S., 1985, c. A-1, s. 63
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 187
- 2006, c. 9, s. 157
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