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Privacy Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21)

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Act current to 2023-01-11 and last amended on 2022-10-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Medical record

 The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose any personal information requested under subsection 12(1) that relates to the physical or mental health of the individual who requested it where the examination of the information by the individual would be contrary to the best interests of the individual.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 111, Sch. II “28”
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