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Old Age Security Act

Version of section 33.01 from 2005-10-05 to 2007-05-02:


Marginal note:Protection of information

  •  (1) Information with respect to an individual is privileged and shall not be made available except as authorized by this Act.

  • Marginal note:Availability of information on request of an individual

    (2) In addition to an individual’s right of access under section 12 of the Privacy Act, and subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in that Act, information with respect to an individual may, on request in writing to the Minister by the individual or their representative, be made available to that individual or representative or, on the conditions that may be prescribed, to any person or body named in the request.

  • Marginal note:Availability of information to individuals and members of Parliament

    (3) Subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in the Privacy Act, information may be made available to an individual or their representative, or to a member of Parliament inquiring on behalf of an individual, if the information is relevant to the making of an application or election, or the receipt of a benefit, by the individual under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Availability of information for proceedings

    (4) Information may be made available for the purpose of civil or criminal proceedings relating to the administration of this Act, including appeals under this Act.

  • 1997, c. 40, s. 102
  • 2005, c. 35, s. 56
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