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Department of Employment and Social Development Act

Version of section 38 from 2005-10-05 to 2013-02-28:

Marginal note:Research or statistical purposes

 Information may be made available for research or statistical purposes to any person or body, including a person or body referred to in subsection 35(2) or (3) or section 36, if

  • (a) the Minister is of the opinion that the research or statistical purposes are consistent with the principles set out in paragraphs 39(1)(a) to (e);

  • (b) the Minister is of the opinion that the purpose for which the information is made available cannot reasonably be accomplished unless the information is provided in a form that may identify the individual to whom it relates; and

  • (c) the information is made available subject to conditions set out in an agreement between the Minister and the person or body, and the person or body undertakes in the agreement not to subsequently disclose the information in a form that could reasonably be expected to identify the individual to whom it relates.

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