Guide to FOIP-Chapter 6

Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner. Guide to FOIP, Chapter 6, Protection of Privacy. Updated 27 February 2023. 184 SECTION 29: DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION Disclosure of personal information 29(1) No government institution shall disclose personal information in its possession or under its control without the consent, given in the prescribed manner, of the individual to whom the information relates except in accordance with this section or section 30. (2) Subject to any other Act or regulation, personal information in the possession or under the control of a government institution may be disclosed: (a) for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled by the government institution or for a use that is consistent with that purpose; (b) for the purpose of complying with: (i) a subpoena or warrant issued or order made by a court, person or body that has the authority to compel the production of information; or (ii) rules of court that relate to the production of information; (c) to the Attorney General for Saskatchewan or to his or her agent or legal counsel for use in providing legal services; (d) to legal counsel for a government institution for use in providing legal services to the government institution; (e) for the purpose of enforcing any legal right that the Government of Saskatchewan or a government institution has against any individual; (f) for the purpose of locating an individual in order to: (i) collect a debt owing to the Crown in right of Saskatchewan or to a government institution by that individual; or (ii) make a payment owing to that individual by the Crown in right of Saskatchewan or by a government institution; (g) to a prescribed law enforcement agency or a prescribed investigative body: (i) on the request of the law enforcement agency or investigative body; (ii) for the purpose of enforcing a law of Canada or a province or territory or carrying out a lawful investigation; and (iii) if any prescribed requirements are met; (h) pursuant to an agreement or arrangement between the Government of Saskatchewan or a government institution and: (i) the Government of Canada or its agencies, Crown corporations or other institutions;