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Access to Information Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. A-1)

Act current to 2022-07-13 and last amended on 2022-06-09. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2002, c. 7, s. 77

    • 1994, c. 43, s. 80

      77 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out the following under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

      • Yukon Surface Rights Board

        Office des droits de surface du Yukon

  • — 2013, c. 25, s. 20, as amended by 2014, c. 1, s. 20(3) and 2017, c. 32, s. 19(3)

    • 20 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (h), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (i) and by adding the following after paragraph (i):

  • — 2022, c. 9, s. 3

    • 3 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (h), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (i) and by adding the following after paragraph (i):

      • (j) a First Nation Government or the Anishinabek Nation Government, as defined in section 2 of the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement Act, or an Anishinaabe Institution, within the meaning of section 1.1 of the Agreement, as defined in section 2 of that Act.

  • — 2022, c. 9, ss. 6(1) to (4)

    • 2013, c. 25
      • 6 (1) In this section, other Act means the Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act.

      • (2) If section 20 of the other Act comes into force before section 3 of this Act, then that section 3 is replaced by the following:

        • 3 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (i), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (j) and by adding the following after paragraph (j):

          • (k) a First Nation Government or the Anishinabek Nation Government, as defined in section 2 of the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement Act, or an Anishinaabe Institution, within the meaning of section 1.1 of the Agreement, as defined in section 2 of that Act.

      • (3) If section 3 of this Act comes into force before section 20 of the other Act, then that section 20 is replaced by the following:

        • 20 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (i), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (j) and by adding the following after paragraph (j):

      • (4) If section 20 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 3 of this Act, then that section 20 is deemed to have come into force before that section 3 and subsection (2) applies as a consequence.

  • — 2022, c. 10, s. 136

      • 136 (1) Schedule II to the Access to Information Act is amended by adding, in alphabetical order, a reference to

        • Select Luxury Items Tax Act

          Loi sur la taxe sur certains biens de luxe

        and a corresponding reference to “section 91”.

      • (2) Subsection (1) comes into force, or is deemed to have come into force, on September 1, 2022.

  • — 2022, c. 10, s. 245

    • 245 Subsection 54(1) of the Access to Information Act is replaced by the following:

      • Appointment
        • 54 (1) The Governor in Council shall, by commission under the Great Seal, appoint an Information Commissioner after consultation with the Leader of the Government in the Senate or Government Representative in the Senate, the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, the Leader or Facilitator of every other recognized party or parliamentary group in the Senate and the leader of every recognized party in the House of Commons and approval of the appointment by resolution of the Senate and House of Commons.

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