Access to Information and Privacy

2021-2022 Delegation Order

I, the President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, pursuant to Section 95(1) of the Access to Information Act and section 73(1) of the Privacy Act, hereby authorize employees of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, whose positions are set out in the attached Schedule, to carry out those of my powers, duties or functions under the Acts that are set in the Schedule in relation to those positions.

Dated at Ottawa

This 15 day of August, 2022

Alejandro Adem, President

Delegation Position Title
President VP-SCPA ED-GRC Manager ATIP & Governance
Description Section 1 2 3 4
Access to Information Act
Responsibility of government institutions 4(2.1) yes yes yes yes
Notice where access granted 7 yes yes yes yes
Transfer of request 8(1) yes yes yes yes
Extension of time limits 9(1) yes yes yes yes
Notice of extension to Commissioner 9(2) yes yes yes yes
Payment of additional fees 11(2) yes yes yes yes
Payment of fees for EDP record 11(3) yes yes yes yes
Deposit 11(4) yes yes yes yes
Notice of fee payment 11(5) yes yes yes yes
Waiver or refund of fees 11(6) yes yes yes yes
Translation 12(2)(b) yes yes yes yes
Conversion to alternate format 12(3)(b) yes yes yes yes
Information obtained in confidence 13 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – federal-provincial affairs 14 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – international affairs, defense 15(1) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – law enforcement and investigation 16(1) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – security information 16(2) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – policing services for provinces or municipalities 16(3) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – Public Service Disclosure Protection Act 16.5 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – safety of individuals 17 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – economic interests of Canada 18 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – another person's information 19(1) yes yes yes yes
Disclose personal information 19(2) yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – third party information 20(1) yes yes yes yes
Disclose testing methods 20(2) & (3) yes yes yes yes
Disclose third party information 20(5) yes yes yes yes
Disclose in public interest 20(6) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – advice, etc. 21 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – tests and audits 22 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – internal audits 22.1 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – solicitor-client privilege 23 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – prohibited information 24(1) yes yes yes yes
Disclose severed information 25 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – information to be published 26 yes yes yes yes
Notice to third parties 27(1) yes yes yes yes
Extension of time limit 27(4) yes yes yes yes
Notice of third party disclosure 28(1) yes yes yes yes
Representation to be made in writing 28(2) yes yes yes yes
Disclosure of record 28(4) yes yes yes yes
Disclosure on Commissioner's recommendation 29(1) yes yes yes yes
Notice to third party 33 yes yes yes yes
Right to make representations 35(2) yes yes yes yes
Access given to complainant 37(4) yes yes yes yes
Notice to third party of court action 43(1) yes yes yes yes
Notice to person who requested record 44(2) yes yes yes yes
Special rules for hearings 52(2)(b) yes yes yes yes
Ex parte representations 52(3) yes yes yes yes
Annual report – government institutions 94 yes yes yes no
Access to Information Regulations
Search and preparation fees 7(2) yes yes yes yes
Production and programming fees 7(3) yes yes yes yes
Providing access to record(s) 8 yes yes yes yes
Limitations in respect of format 8.1 yes yes yes yes
Privacy Act
Disclosure for research and statistics 8(2)(j) yes yes yes no
Disclosure in public interest clearly outweighs any invasion of privacy 8(2)(m)(i) yes yes yes no
Disclosure in public interest, benefit of individual 8(2)(m)(ii) yes yes yes no
Record of disclosure for investigations 8(4) yes yes yes no
Notify Privacy Commissioner of 8(2)(m) 8(5) yes yes yes no
Record of consistent uses 9(1) yes yes yes no
Notify Privacy Commissioner of consistent uses 9(4) yes yes yes no
Personal information in banks 10(1) yes yes yes yes
Notice where access is granted 14 yes yes yes yes
Extension of time limits 15 yes yes yes yes
Decision regarding translation 17(2)(b) yes yes yes yes
Conversion to alternate fomrat 17(3)(b) yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – exempt bank 18(2) yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – confidential information 19(1) yes yes yes no
Disclose confidential information 19(2) yes yes yes no
Refuse access – federal-provincial affairs 20 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – international affairs, defence 21 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – law enforcement and investigation 22 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – Public Service Disclosure Protection Act 22.3 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – security clearance 23 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – person under sentence 24 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – safety of individuals 25 yes yes yes no
Refuse access – another person's information 26 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – solicitor-client privilege 27 yes yes yes yes
Refuse access – medical record 28 yes yes yes no
Receive notice of investigation 31 yes yes yes yes
Representation to Privacy Commissioner 33(2) yes yes yes yes
Findings and recommendations of Privacy Commissioner 35(1) yes yes yes yes
Access given to complainant 35(4) yes yes yes yes
Report of findings and recommendations (exempt banks) 36(3) yes yes yes yes
Response to review of compliance 37(3) yes yes yes yes
Request of court hearing in the National Capital Region 51(2)(b) yes yes yes yes
Ex parte representation to court 51(3) yes yes yes yes
Annual report – government institutions 72(1) yes yes yes no
Privacy Regulations
Reasonable facilities and time provided to examine personal information 9 yes yes yes yes
Notification that correction to personal information has been made 11(2) yes yes yes yes
Notification that correction to personal information has been refused 11(4) yes yes yes yes
Disclosure of personal information relating to physical or mental health may be made to a qualified medical practitioner or psychologist for an opinion on whether to release information to the requestor 13(1) yes yes yes no
Disclosure of personal information relating to physical or mental health may be made to a requestor in the presence of a qualified medical practitioner or psychologist 14 yes yes yes no

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