Guidance Documents, Guidelines & Practice Bulletins

These guidelines were prepared to help public bodies comply with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (“ATIPPA, 2015”) and the Personal Health Information Act (“PHIA”). These guidelines are administrative tools intended to assist in understanding the ATIPPA, 2015 and PHIA. They are not intended to be relied on as legal advice and cannot be relied on as such. For the exact wording and interpretation of the ATIPPA, 2015 and PHIA please read the legislation in its entirety. These documents are not binding on the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Exceptions to Access

Practice Bulletins & Other Resources

Extensions/Disregards

Guidance for Municipalities

Privacy

Privacy Management Programs

PPIAs/PIAs