Regulation - LGIC

Amendments to O. Reg. 329/04 Regarding Notices to the Commissioner

Regulation Number(s):
Bill or Act:
Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004
Summary of Decision:
Health Information Custodians will be required to:

1. Notify the Information and Privacy Commissioner when, under the circumstances described in the regulation, personal health information is lost, stolen or used or disclosed without authority; and

2. Report annually to the IPC, the total number of times personal health information was either lost, stolen, or used or disclosed without authority. The first annual reports will be due to the IPC on or before March 1, 2019.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
17-HLTC024
Posting Date:
July 7, 2017
Summary of Proposal:
n/a
Contact Address:
Eric Sutherland, Director
Information Management Strategy and Policy
Health System Information Management Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
1075 Bay Street, 13th floor
Toronto, ON M5S 2B1
Effective Date:
October 1, 2017
Decision:
Approved