Who does PIDA apply to?

PIDA applies to all employees and officers of “government institutions”.  These persons are called “public servants” in PIDA.  Government institutions include all provincial government ministries, agencies, boards, commissions, and Crown corporations.  A list of government institutions can be found in Part 1 of the Appendix to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Regulationshere.   

PIDA does not apply to members of the public, private corporations, offices of the Legislative Assembly, Regional Health Authorities, school divisions, universities colleges, municipalities and civic governments. 

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