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Privacy Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21)

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-09-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Personal information obtained in confidence

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the head of a government institution shall refuse to disclose any personal information requested under subsection 12(1) that was obtained in confidence from

  • Marginal note:Where disclosure authorized

    (2) The head of a government institution may disclose any personal information requested under subsection 12(1) that was obtained from any government, organization or institution described in subsection (1) if the government, organization or institution from which the information was obtained

    • (a) consents to the disclosure; or

    • (b) makes the information public.


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