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The Personal Investigations Act

C.C.S.M. c. P34

The Personal Investigations Act

1 Definitions
2 Exemptions
3 (1) Consent required
(2) Consent may form part of application
4 Exclusion of certain information
5 No divulging of contents of personal report
6 Subject to be advised of refusal of benefit
7 (1) Information to be furnished to subject
(2) Source of information to be supplied
8 (1) Disclosure of personal file information
(2) Right to protest information
9 Manner of obtaining information
10 Statement of protest
11 (1) Verification of information
(2) Personal reporting agency outside Manitoba
(3) User outside Manitoba
12 Appeal to director
12.1 (1) Subject may request security alert
(2) 24-hour toll-free number to request security alert
(3) Subject to provide contact verification information
(4) Personal reporting agency must include security alert
(5) Removing or amending
(6) Personal reporting agency to comply with request
(7) Verifying identity
12.2 (1) Expiry
(2) Information about expiry date
12.3 No fee for security alert
12.4 (1) When and to whom alert must be given
(2) User to take reasonable steps to verify person's identity
13 Offence
14 Agreement not to disclose information void
15 (1) False information
(2) Offence
16 Exemption from civil liability
17 (1) Duties of director
(2) Access to documents
(3) Information confidential
(4) Exception
(5) Authority for access
(6) Where order may be issued
18 Void agreements
19 Offence and penalty
20 Regulations