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Department of Employment and Social Development Act

Version of section 33 from 2013-03-01 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Availability of information — individuals and representatives

  •  (1) In addition to an individual’s right of access under section 12 of the Privacy Act, and subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in that Act, information may be made available to the individual or their representative on their request in writing to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Availability of information — individuals, representatives and members of Parliament

    (2) On the conditions that the Minister considers advisable, and subject to the exemptions and exclusions provided in the Privacy Act, if the information is relevant to the making of an application or the receipt of a benefit or other assistance by the individual under a program, to a division of unadjusted pensionable earnings or an assignment of a retirement pension that affects the individual or to any other matter that affects the individual under a program, it may be made available to

    • (a) the individual;

    • (b) the individual’s representative; or

    • (c) a member of Parliament who is inquiring on behalf of the individual.

  • 2005, c. 34, s. 33
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 283

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