Department of Employment and Social Development Regulations

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Department of Employment and Social Development Regulations

SOR/2005-311DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ACT
Registration 2005-10-04
Department of Employment and Social Development Regulations
P.C. 2005-1752 2005-10-04Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of State styled Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, pursuant to section 43 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Regulations.
Return to footnote aS.C. 2005, c. 34Interpretation

1 In these Regulations, Act means the Department of Employment and Social Development Act.
2013, c. 40, s. 236.
Previous Version

Public Officer

2 For the purpose of the definition public officer in subsection 30(1) of the Act, a prescribed individual is a person employed in a federal institution or whose services are required by a federal institution, on a casual or temporary basis or under a student employment program.

Availability of Information

3 For the purpose of subsection 35(1) of the Act, information that is obtained, or prepared from information that is obtained, under any program other than the Canada Pension Plan or the Old Age Security Act may be made available to the following:

(a) the Canada Revenue Agency, for the administration or enforcement of the Income Tax Act;
(b) Statistics Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Statistics Act;
(c) the Department of Citizenship and Immigration, for the administration or enforcement of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
(d) the Public Service Commission, for the administration or enforcement of the Public Service Employment Act;
(e) the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, for the administration or enforcement of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act;
(f) the Department of Justice, for the administration of activities conducted with respect to legal proceedings and activities related to mutual legal assistance under an agreement;
(g) the Library and Archives of Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Library and Archives of Canada Act;

(h) the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, for the administration of the following activities, namely,

(i) enforcing the laws of Canada or a province,
(ii) carrying out a lawful investigation, or
(iii) exercising mutual legal assistance under an agreement;

(i) the Canada Border Services Agency, for the administration or enforcement of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

SOR/2013-20, s. 4;
SOR/2015-53, s. 1.

Previous Version

3.1 For the purpose of subsection 35(1) of the Act, information that is obtained, or prepared from information that is obtained, under the Canada Pension Plan may be made available to the following:

(a) the Canada Revenue Agency, for the administration or enforcement of the Income Tax Act;
(b) the Correctional Service of Canada, for the purpose of the administration or enforcement of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act;
(c) the Department of Justice or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, for the purpose of any investigations or prosecutions in relation to war crimes or crimes against humanity or any activities relating to extradition from Canada for such crimes;

(d) the Department of Veterans Affairs, for the purpose of the administration or enforcement of any of the following Acts:

(i) Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act,
(ii) Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Act,
(iii) Civilian War-related Benefits Act,
(iv) Department of Veterans Affairs Act,
(v) Pension Act, and
(vi) War Veterans Allowance Act;

(e) the Library and Archives of Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Library and Archives of Canada Act; and
(f) Statistics Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Statistics Act.

SOR/2013-20, s. 5.

3.2 For the purpose of subsection 35(1) of the Act, information that is obtained, or prepared from information that is obtained, under the Old Age Security Act may be made available to the following:

(a) the Canada Revenue Agency, for the administration or enforcement of the Income Tax Act or Part 1 of the Energy Costs Assistance Measures Act;
(b) the Correctional Service of Canada, for the purpose of the administration or enforcement of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act;
(c) the Department of Justice or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, for the purpose of investigations or prosecutions in relation to war crimes or crimes against humanity or any activities relating to extradition from Canada for such crimes;

(d) the Department of Veterans Affairs, for the purpose of the administration or enforcement of any of the following Acts:

(i) Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act,
(ii) Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Act,
(iii) Civilian War-related Benefits Act,
(iv) Department of Veterans Affairs Act,
(v) Pension Act, and
(vi) War Veterans Allowance Act;

(e) the Library and Archives of Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Library and Archives of Canada Act; and
(f) Statistics Canada, for the administration or enforcement of the Statistics Act.

SOR/2013-20, s. 5.

Coming into Force

*4 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 43 of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Act, chapter 34 of the Statutes of Canada, 2005, comes into force.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force October 5, 2005, see SI/2005-99.]