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Access to Information Act

Version of section 77 from 2007-09-01 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) prescribing limitations in respect of the format in which records are to be provided under subsection 4(2.1);

    • (a.1) prescribing limitations in respect of records that can be produced from machine readable records for the purpose of subsection 4(3);

    • (b) prescribing the procedure to be followed in making and responding to a request for access to a record under this Act;

    • (c) prescribing, for the purpose of subsection 8(1), the conditions under which a request may be transferred from one government institution to another;

    • (d) prescribing a fee for the purpose of paragraph 11(1)(a) and the manner of calculating fees or amounts payable for the purposes of paragraphs 11(1)(b) and (c) and subsections 11(2) and (3);

    • (e) prescribing, for the purpose of subsection 12(1), the manner or place in which access to a record or a part thereof shall be given;

    • (f) specifying investigative bodies for the purpose of paragraph 16(1)(a);

    • (g) specifying classes of investigations for the purpose of paragraph 16(4)(c);

    • (h) prescribing the procedures to be followed by the Information Commissioner and any person acting on behalf or under the direction of the Information Commissioner in examining or obtaining copies of records relevant to an investigation of a complaint in respect of a refusal to disclose a record or a part of a record under paragraph 13(1)(a) or (b) or section 15; and

    • (i) prescribing criteria for adding a body or office to Schedule I.

  • Marginal note:Additions to Schedule I

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by order, amend Schedule I by adding thereto any department, ministry of state, body or office of the Government of Canada.

  • R.S., 1985, c. A-1, s. 77
  • 1992, c. 21, s. 5
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 163

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