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The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Act

C.C.S.M. c. N20

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Act

DEFINITIONS
1 Definitions
PURPOSE AND MANDATE
2 Purpose of this Act
3 Mandate of the Centre
ACCESS AND PRIVACY LAWS APPLY TO CENTRE RECORDS
4 (1) FIPPA and PHIA apply to Centre records
(2) Centre records not excluded from FIPPA
AUTHORITY TO COLLECT AND USE RECORDS AND INFORMATION
5 General authority to collect and use records and information
6 (1) Agreements re further collection of records
(2) Commitment not to disclose
(3) Limit re records from parties to the Settlement Agreement
(4) Records from Government of Canada
PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE OF CENTRE RECORDS
7 (1) Proactive disclosure of records
(2) Interaction with FIPPA and PHIA
(3) Disclosure only if consistent with restrictions
8 (1) Restrictions on proactive disclosure
(2) Director to consider circumstances
(3) Classification of documents
(4) Types of restrictions on proactive disclosure
9 Severing information
10 Complaints re proactive disclosure
RIGHT OF ACCESS BY INDIVIDUAL WHO PROVIDED INFORMATION
11 (1)
(2) Access right of individual who provided information
(3) Person authorized to act for individual
(4) Right of access of relative
(5) Duty to provide information
(6) Director must take precautions
(7) Restrictions do not apply
ACCESS REQUEST UNDER FIPPA
12 (1) Access request under FIPPA
(2) Extended privacy protection for deceased individuals
(3) Restrictions on proactive disclosure do not apply
DISCLOSURE FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES
13 FIPPA governs research requests
GENERAL PROVISIONS
14 No limit on powers of Ombudsman or Adjudicator
15 C.C.S.M. reference
16 Coming into force