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National Legislation - Canada 


Canada Bill C-6

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act


INDEX

SHORT TITLE

1. Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

PART 1
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Interpretation
2. Definitions
Purpose
3. Purpose
Application
4. Application

DIVISION 1
Protection of Personal Information

5. Compliance with obligations
6. Effect of designation of individual
7. Collection without knowledge or consent
8. Written request
9. When access prohibited
10. Sensory disability

DIVISION 2
REMEDIES

Filing of Complaints
11. Contravention
Investigations of Complaints
12. Powers of Commissioner
Commissioner's Report
13. Contents
Hearing by Court
14. Application
15. Commissioner may apply or appear
16. Remedies
17. Summary hearings

DIVISION 3
AUDITS

18. To ensure compliance
19. Report of findings and recommendations

DIVISION 4
General

20. Confidentiality
21. Not competent witness
22. Protection of Commissioner
23. Consultations with provinces
24. Promoting the purposes of the Part
25. Annual report
26. Regulations
27. Whistleblowing
27.1. Prohibition
28. Offence and punishment
29. Review of Part by parliamentary committee

DIVISION 5
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

30. Application

PART 2
ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

Interpretation
31. Definitions
Purpose
32. Purpose
Electronic Alternatives
33. Collection, storage, etc.
34. Electronic payment
35. Electronic version of statutory form
36. Documents as evidence or proof
37. Retention of documents
38. Notarial act
39. Seals
40. Requirements to provide documents or information
41. Writing requirements
42. Original documents
43. Signatures
44. Statements made under oath
45. Statements declaring truth, etc.
46. Witnessed signatures
47. Copies
Regulations and Orders
48. Regulations
49. Amendment of schedules
50. Regulations
51. Effect of striking out listed provision

PART 3
AMENDMENTS TO THE CANADA EVIDENCE ACT

52-57. Canada Evidence Act

PART 4
AMENDMENTS TO THE STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS ACT

58-59. Statutory Instruments Act

PART 5
AMENDMENTS TO THE STATUTE REVISION ACT

60-71. Statute Revision Act

PART 6
COMING INTO FORCE

72. Coming into force

SCHEDULES