Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)
Provincial R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 460 (General)
Provincial R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 459 (Disposal of Personal Information)
FIPPA applies to Government of Ontario ministries and other bodies specified in a Schedule to Regulation 460.
Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) - PHIPA applies to a "health information custodian" as defined in section 2 of the Act, including the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, etc.
Archives and Recordkeeping Act, 2006 - The Archives and Recordkeeping Act requires that all government ministries and other designated organizations have a records schedule to ensure that information is not destroyed prematurely. If FOI requests are made, the information will be available, subject to retention periods.
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)
Municipal Ontario Regulation 372/91 (Institutions)
Municipal R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 823 (General)
MFIPPA applies to Ontario municipalities, school boards, police services boards and other organizations specified in section 2. (1) of the Act or Regulation 372/91.
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Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) - PIPEDA is Government of Canada legislation that applies to every organization that collects, uses or discloses personal information in the course of commercial activities. This includes private sector companies and may include some activities of charitable or non-profit organizations.