2013-14 Designation Order

By this order made pursuant to section 73 of the Access to Information Act and section 73 of the Privacy Act, I hereby designate the persons holding the positions of Executive Vice-President; Director, Policy, Planning, Governance and International and of Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator to exercise or perform the powers, duties and functions of the head of a government institution under the Acts, as specified in the attachment, insofar as they may be exercised or performed in relation to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, effective from April 1, 2013.

Dr. Chad Gaffield, President

Access to Information Act / Loi de l’accès à l’information
S.C. 1980-81-82-83, c. 111, Sch. I"1"

Privacy Act
S.C. 1980-81-82-83, c. 111, Sch. I"73"





Delegation Position Title
Executive Vice‑President Executive Director, Corporate Strategy and Performance ATIP Coordinator
Descriptions Section 1 2 3
Privacy act
Disclosure to investigative bodies 8(2)(e) yes yes  
Disclosure for research and statistics 8(2)(j) yes yes yes
Disclosure in public interest clearly outweighs any invasion of privacy 8(2)(m)(i) yes    
Disclosure in public interest, benefit of individual 8(2)(m)(ii) yes    
Record of requests 8(4) yes yes yes
Notify Privacy Commissioner of 8(2)(m) 8(5) yes yes yes
Record of consistent uses 9(1) yes yes yes
Notify Privacy Commissioner of consistent uses 9(4) yes yes yes
Personal information in banks 10(1) yes yes yes
Notice where access is granted 14 yes yes yes
Extension of time limits 15 yes yes yes
Notice where access is refused 16 yes yes yes
Decision regarding translation 17(2)(b) yes yes yes
Conversion to alternate format 17(3)(b) yes yes yes
Refuse access - exempt bank 18(2) yes yes yes
Refuse access - confidential information 19(1) yes yes yes
Disclose confidential information 19(2) yes yes yes
Refuse access - federal-provincial affairs 20 yes yes yes
Refuse access - international affairs, defense 21 yes yes yes
Refuse access - law enforcement and investigation 22 yes yes yes
Refuse access - security clearance 23 yes yes yes
Refuse access - person under sentence 24 yes yes yes
Refuse access - safety of individuals 25 yes yes yes
Refuse access - another person's information 26 yes yes yes
Refuse access - solicitor-client privelege 27 yes yes yes
Refuse access - medical record 28 yes yes yes
Refuse notice of investigation 31 yes yes yes
Representation of Privacy Commissioner 33(2) yes yes yes
Response to findings and recommendations of the Privacy Comissioner within a specified time 35(1)(b) yes yes yes
Access given to complainant 35(4) yes yes yes
Response to review of exempt banks 36(3)(b) yes yes yes
Response to review of compliance 37(3) yes yes yes
Request of court hearing in the National Capital Region 51(2) yes yes yes
Ex parte representation to court 51(3) yes yes yes
 
Privacy Regulations
Examination of records 9 yes yes yes
Correction of personal information 11(2) yes yes yes
Notification of refusal to correct personal information 11(4) yes yes yes
Disclosure - medical information 13(1) yes yes yes
Disclosure - medical information - examine in person, in the presence of a duly qualified medical practitioner 14 yes yes yes