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Version of section 278.1 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Definition of record

 For the purposes of sections 278.2 to 278.9, record means any form of record that contains personal information for which there is a reasonable expectation of privacy and includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, medical, psychiatric, therapeutic, counselling, education, employment, child welfare, adoption and social services records, personal journals and diaries, and records containing personal information the production or disclosure of which is protected by any other Act of Parliament or a provincial legislature, but does not include records made by persons responsible for the investigation or prosecution of the offence.

  • 1997, c. 30, s. 1

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