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Privacy Act

Version of section 24 from 2013-02-28 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Individuals sentenced for an offence

 The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose any personal information requested under subsection 12(1) that was collected or obtained by the Correctional Service of Canada or the Parole Board of Canada while the individual who made the request was under sentence for an offence against any Act of Parliament, if the disclosure could reasonably be expected to

  • (a) lead to a serious disruption of the individual’s institutional, parole or statutory release program; or

  • (b) reveal information about the individual originally obtained on a promise of confidentiality, express or implied.

  • R.S., 1985, c. P-21, s. 24
  • 1994, c. 26, s. 56
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 160

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