Old Age Security Act
Marginal note:Protection of information
33.01 (1) Information with respect to an individual is privileged and shall not be made available except as authorized by this Act.
Marginal note:Availability of information on request of an individual
(2) In addition to an individual’s right of access under section 12 of the Privacy Act, and subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in that Act, information with respect to an individual may, on request in writing to the Minister by the individual or their representative, be made available to that individual or representative or, on the conditions that may be prescribed, to any person or body named in the request.
Marginal note:Availability of information to the individual or other persons
(3) Subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in the Privacy Act, if information is relevant to the making of an application or the receipt of a benefit by the individual under this Act, it may be made available to
(a) the individual;
(b) the individual’s representative;
(c) a member of Parliament inquiring on behalf of the individual; or
(d) on the conditions that may be prescribed, any other individual authorized in writing by the individual.
Marginal note:Availability of information for proceedings
(4) Information may be made available for the purpose of civil or criminal proceedings relating to the administration of this Act, including appeals under this Act.
- 1997, c. 40, s. 102
- 2005, c. 35, s. 56
- 2007, c. 11, s. 25
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