Department of Employment and Social Development Act
Marginal note:Public interest
37 (1) Despite sections 33 to 36.2, information may be made available if the Minister is of the opinion that the public interest in disclosure clearly outweighs any invasion of privacy that could result from the disclosure or that disclosure would clearly benefit the individual to whom the information relates.
Marginal note:Notice of disclosure
(2) The Minister shall notify the Privacy Commissioner appointed under section 53 of the Privacy Act in writing of any disclosure of information under subsection (1) prior to the disclosure where reasonably practicable or in any other case without delay after the disclosure. The Privacy Commissioner may, if he or she deems it appropriate, notify the individual to whom the information relates of the disclosure.
- 2005, c. 34, s. 37
- 2012, c. 19, s. 287
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