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2015-16 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; Executive Director, Corporate Strategy and Performance and Manager, Access to Information and Privacy and Corporate Operations 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 March 1, 2015.

Ted Hewitt, 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 Manager, ATIP and Corporate Operations
Descriptions Section 1 2 3
Access to Information Act
Notice where access granted 7 yes yes yes
Transfer of request 8(1) yes yes yes
Extension of time limits 9(1) yes yes yes
Notice of extension to Commissioner 9(2) yes yes yes
Notice where access refused 10(1) & (2) yes yes yes
Payment of additional fees 11(2) yes yes yes
Payment of fees for EDP record 11(3) yes yes yes
Deposit 11(4) yes yes yes
Notice of fee payment 11(5) yes yes yes
Waiver or refund of fees 11(6) yes yes yes
Translation 12(2) yes yes yes
Conversion to alternate format 12(3) yes yes yes
Information obtained in confidence 13 yes yes yes
Refuse access - federal-provincial affairs 14 yes yes yes
Refuse access - international affairs, defense 15(1) yes yes yes
Refuse access - law enforcement and investigation 16(1) yes yes yes
Refuse access - security information 16(2) yes yes yes
Refuse access - policing services for provinces or municipalities 16(3) yes yes yes
Refuse access - safety of individuals 17 yes yes yes
Refuse access - economic interests of Canada 18 yes yes yes
Refuse access - another person's information 19(1) yes yes yes
Disclose personal information 19(2) yes yes yes
Refuse access - third party information 20(1) yes yes yes
Disclose testing methods 20(2) & (3) yes yes yes
Disclose third party information 20(5) yes yes yes
Disclose in public interest 20(6) yes yes yes
Refuse access - advice, etc. 21 yes yes yes
Refuse access - tests and audits 22 yes yes yes
Refuse access - solicitor-client privilege 23 yes yes yes
Refuse access - prohibited information 24(1) yes yes yes
Disclose severed information 25 yes yes yes
Refuse access - information to be published 26 yes yes yes
Notice to third parties 27(1) yes yes yes
Extension of time limit 27(4) yes yes yes
Notice to third party disclosure 28(1) yes yes yes
Representation to be made in writing 28(2) yes yes yes
Disclosure of record 28(4) yes yes yes
Disclosure on Commissioner's recommendation 29(1) yes yes yes
Notice of intention to investigate 32 yes yes yes
Notice to third party 33 yes yes yes
Right to make representations 35(2) yes yes yes
Findings and recommendations of the Information Commissioner 37(1)(b) yes yes yes
Access to given complainant 37(4) yes yes yes
Notice to third party of court action 43(1) yes yes yes
Notice to person who requested record 44(2) yes yes yes
Special rules for hearings 52(2) yes yes yes
Ex parte representations 52(3) yes yes yes
Exempt information may be excluded 71(2) yes yes yes

Access to Information Regulations
Transfer of requests 6 yes yes yes
Examination of records 8 yes yes yes