Access to Information Act and Privacy Act Designation Order

1. Pursuant to section 73 of the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, the Minister of National Defence, as the head of a government institution under these Acts, hereby designates the persons holding the following positions or the persons occupying those positions on an acting basis, to exercise or perform all of the powers, duties and functions of the head of a government institution under these Acts:

(a) the Deputy Minister

(b) the Corporate Secretary

(c) the Director Access to Information and Privacy,

(d) Deputy Directors Access to Information and Privacy;

2. Pursuant to section 73 of the above-mentioned Acts, the Minister also designates the following:

(a) those persons holding the position of Access Team Leader to exercise or perform the powers, duties and functions in respect of:

  • The application of the following provisions under the Access to Information Act: section 9; subsections 11(2), 11(3), 11(4), 11(5), 11(6); sections 19, 20, 23 and 24; subsections 27(1) and 27(4); paragraph 28(1)(b), subsections 28(2) and 28(4); and
  • The response to requests made under the Access to Information Act if no records exist.

 (b) those persons holding the position of Privacy Team Leader, or the persons occupying this position on an acting basis, to exercise or perform any of the powers, duties and functions of the head of an institution under the Privacy Act, other than under sub-paragraph 8(2)(j) and 8(2)(m); and

(c) those persons holding the position of Privacy Senior Analyst, or the persons occupying this position on an acting basis, to exercise or perform the powers and duties in respect of the application of section 26 of the Privacy Act.

 

Original signed By

Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, MP

Minister of National Defence

Date:       12 January 2016