Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
April 30, 2019

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2019-009 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Victoria Woodworth-Lynas, has released her Report A-2019-009 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner

Report:A-2019-009
Report Date:April 30, 2019
Public Body:Eastern Regional Health Authority
Summary: The Complainant made a request to Eastern Health for records relating to an issue between himself and Eastern Health. Some of the information received was redacted on the basis of section 30 of the ATIPPA, 2015 (legal advice). The Commissioner found that solicitor-client privilege applied to the redacted information and recommended that Eastern Health continue to withhold the information.

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2019 04 30                              11:25 a.m.