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Topics: Laws and Justice Organizations: Service Alberta Tags: FOIP Regulation

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December 1, 2009

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FOIP Discussion Papers are intended to highlight how the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act may apply to a particular issue or situation, for the purpose of promoting discussion within interested public bodies. They are not a substitute for legal advice.


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin provides an overview of the FOIP Act as it relates to the personal information of deceased individuals, reviewing the general and some specific provisions that apply to deceased individuals. The Bulletin also considers the application of the FOIP Act to the information of deceased...


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin will consider what constitutes a common or integrated program or service and the conditions that apply to disclosure for the purposes of a common or integrated program or service. The Bulletin will also offer examples of programs and services to which section 40(1)(i) may apply, and...


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin explains how section 17(2)(j) and section 17(3) apply when a public body receives a request for disclosure under Part 2 of the Act. The Bulletin also explains how these provisions apply when a public body is processing an access request. This Bulletin takes into consideration...


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin explains section 89 of the FOIP Act, which establishes the requirements for providing access to manuals, handbooks and guidelines. The Bulletin offers guidance on the interpretation of section 89 and practical advice on managing access to manuals and guidelines in a public body....


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin provides guidance to ministries on deciding whether it is necessary to establish a paramountcy. This Bulletin takes into consideration decisions issued by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta up to December 31, 2008.


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March 1, 2009

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The purpose of this Bulletin is to explain the provisions of the FOIP Act that govern fund-raising by public bodies, including the limitations that apply, and to propose some best practices for fund-raising. This Bulletin takes into consideration decisions issued by the Office of the Information...


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin explains the new provisions for consent in section 7 and provides guidance with respect to the policies or “rules” that public bodies must establish in order to accept consent electronically or orally. This Bulletin takes into consideration decisions issued by the Office of the...


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March 1, 2009

Description

The purpose of this Bulletin is to explain how the FOIP Act applies to records of elected officials of local public bodies and to appointed officials serving on their governing bodies. The Bulletin will provide guidance on determining when a local public body has custody or control of an...


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March 1, 2009

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This Bulletin discusses the rationale for fees and fee waivers, the way the Act and Regulation apply to the processing of a request that may involve a fee waiver, and matters to be considered when deciding whether to grant a request for a fee waiver. This publication is intended to supplement the...