Regulatory Stock Review Plan: 2019 to 2029: review of the Protection of Personal Information Regulations (SOR/78-145)

Title or working title of regulatory initiative

Review of the Protection of Personal Information Regulations (SOR/78-145)

Enabling act(s)

Canadian Human Rights Act


Review of regulations that have been completed, no further review expected in the near future


The review of these regulations was driven by the fact that they were superseded by the Privacy Act and the Privacy Regulations. Once the mechanism by which they can be rescinded has been determined, the regulations will be rescinded.

Date of last review or amendment (year)


Targeted start for review (year)

Review has been completed

The regulations will be rescinded in 2020

Departmental contact

Ruth Naylor
Executive Director, Information and Privacy Policy Division
Office of the Chief Information Officer

For more information

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