Chapter 2 for the Guide to FOIP is now available!

February 20, 2020 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Chapter 2 for the Guide to FOIP is now available! Chapter 2 is all about the Administration of FOIP. This chapter covers:

  • Minister of Justice & Attorney General
    • Access & Privacy Branch
  • Government Institutions – Roles & Responsibilities
    • Head of a Government Institution
    • The FOIP Coordinator or Privacy Officer
    • Delegation of FOIP Responsibilities
    • Notices and the Manner of Giving Notice
    • Protection from Liability
    • Routine Disclosure & Active Dissemination
    • Proactive Reporting of Privacy Breaches
  • Burden of Proof
    • Standard Required to Meet Burden of Proof
    • Who has the Burden of Proof
    • Affidavit Evidence
  • Offences and Penalties under FOIP
  • Minister’s Annual Report
  • Information and Privacy Commissioner – Roles & Authorities
    • Appointment
    • Mandate & General Powers
    • Privacy Powers
    • Power to Authorize Disregarding an Access to Information Request
    • Power to Dismiss or Discontinue a Review
    • Confidentiality
    • Procedural Fairness
    • Holding Reviews in Private
    • Issuing Reports
    • Non-compellability
    • Protection from Liability
    • Annual Report
  • Court of Queen’s Bench – Role & Authorities
    • Section 58

We are working hard on Chapter 3: Access to Records. We anticipate having that chapter ready for release within the next week or so.

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