9. A public body that has obtained the authorization prescribed by section 18 of the Act to dispose of a confidential file shall do so by burning or shredding it.
The person present at the disposal of a file shall immediately sign an affidavit, in 2 copies, bearing witness to the performance.
The public body to which the file belonged shall keep 1 copy of the affidavit and shall send the other to the Keeper.
For the purposes of this section, the expression “confidential file” has the meaning assigned by the second paragraph of section 80 of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1).