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Information Access & Privacy (Includes FOIPOP)

Our Privacy Policy Information Access and Privacy Services at Internal Services:
http://novascotia.ca/is/branch/icts/iap/

How do I request access to information?Requests for access to information can be made through one of the following:

  • Nova Scotia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) Act - To request access to records not listed under our Routine Access Policy (PDF), a formal application may be submitted under the FOIPOP Act.  An application must be made in writing and forwarded to the FOIPOP/IAP Administrator for the Department of Finance and Treasury Board.
    Application Form for Access to a Record 
  • Finance and Treasury Board's Routine Access Policy (PDF). Requests for information must be made in writing and forwarded to the FOIPOP/IAP Administrator for the Department of Finance and Treasury Board; or,
    • By contacting key staff in operational areas for published works that are actively disseminated (pdf).
    • List of records released as a matter of course, in response to a request, without the need for a formal application for records under the FOIPOP Act.

How is the Protection of Privacy administered?Protection of privacy is administered under Nova Scotia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) Act and the Personal Information International Disclosure (PIIDPA) Act 

Application Form for Requests for Correction of Personal Information 

Routine Access Policy/FOIPOP

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Please direct all inquiries to: Information Access and Privacy Services
Department of Internal Services
PO Box 72
Halifax, NS  B3J 2L4
Tel: 902-424-2985
or 1-844-424-2985
novascotia.ca

Courier packages can be delivered to:
11th  Floor
5161 George street
Halifax, NS   B3J 1M7