Archive (Tag: administration of legislation)

March 18, 2020 - Jennifer Squires, Access and Privacy Consultant, Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice

An Introduction to “In the Door, Out the Door”: A New Resource to Assist in Processing Access to Information Requests

The Access and Privacy Branch, Ministry of Justice, has been hard at work developing a new online training tool to help anyone who processes access requests under The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This new training module follows the path... read more

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March 11, 2020 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP is now available!

Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP is now available! Chapter 3 is all about access to records. This chapter covers: Who has a right of access Making an access to information request Subsections 6(1)(a), (b), 6(2), 6(3), 6(4) Applications deemed abandoned Subsections 7.1(1), 7.1(2), 7.1(3) Access to an individual’s own personal information Subsections 31(1),... read more

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February 20, 2020 - Alyx Larocque, Analyst

Chapter 2 for the Guide to FOIP is now available!

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... read more

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January 30, 2020 - Rick Yachiw, Analyst

Rural Municipalities – so, how should you manage personal information?

In Saskatchewan, rural municipalities (R.M.) are governed by The Municipalities Act, and the R.M.’s activities are carried out by an elected council. Some of council activities include, among others: to represent the public and interests of the municipality; to develop and evaluate municipal policies, programs and services; to participate in council meetings; and to ensure... read more

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