Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
26 (1) The Governor in Council may make regulations
(a) specifying, by name or by class, what is a government institution or part of a government institution for the purposes of any provision of this Part;
(a.01) specifying, by name or by class, what is an investigative body for the purposes of paragraph 7(3)(d) or (h.2);
(a.1) specifying information or classes of information for the purpose of paragraph 7(1)(d), (2)(c.1) or (3)(h.1); and
(b) for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part.
(2) The Governor in Council may, by order,
(a) provide that this Part is binding on any agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada to which the Privacy Act does not apply; and
(b) if satisfied that legislation of a province that is substantially similar to this Part applies to an organization, a class of organizations, an activity or a class of activities, exempt the organization, activity or class from the application of this Part in respect of the collection, use or disclosure of personal information that occurs within that province.
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