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Access to Information Act

Version of section 18.1 from 2019-06-21 to 2021-04-20:


Marginal note:Economic interests of certain government institutions

  •  (1) The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose a record requested under this Part that contains trade secrets or financial, commercial, scientific or technical information that belongs to, and has consistently been treated as confidential by,

    • (a) the Canada Post Corporation;

    • (b) Export Development Canada;

    • (c) the Public Sector Pension Investment Board; or

    • (d) VIA Rail Canada Inc.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) However, the head of a government institution shall not refuse under subsection (1) to disclose a part of a record that contains information that relates to

    • (a) the general administration of an institution referred to in any of paragraphs (1)(a) to (d); or

    • (b) any activity of the Canada Post Corporation that is fully funded out of moneys appropriated by Parliament.

  • 2006, c. 9, s. 147
  • 2019, c. 18, s. 41(E)
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