Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
April 13, 2017

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2017-010 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2017-010 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. A summary of the Report is included below.

To view the Report in its entirety, go to ATIPPA Privacy Reports at:
http://www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner

Summary:The Applicant requested certain records from the Department of Justice and Public Safety. The Department failed to respond to the request or communicate with the Applicant. The Applicant filed a complaint with this Office. The Commissioner found that the Department had failed in its duty to assist the Applicant and its duty to comply with the ATIPPA, 2015. The Commissioner recommended that the Department apologize to the Applicant, conduct a review of its practices and procedures to determine how the failure could have been prevented, and take whatever steps are necessary to ensure future compliance with the Act.

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Media contact:

Donovan Molloy, Q.C.
Information and Privacy Commissioner
709-729-6309

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