A-2.1 - Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information

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68. A public body may, without the consent of the person concerned, release personal information
(1)  to a public body or an agency of another government if it is necessary for the exercise of the rights and powers of the receiving body or the implementation of a program under its management;
(1.1)  to a public body or an agency of another government if it is clearly for the benefit of the person to whom it relates;
(2)  to a person or a body where exceptional circumstances justify doing so;
(3)  to a person or body if it is necessary for the purposes of a service to be provided to the person concerned by a public body, in particular for identifying the person.
The information is released under a written agreement that indicates
(1)  the identity of the public body releasing the information and of the person or body collecting it;
(2)  the purposes for which the information is released;
(3)  the nature of the information released;
(4)  the method of transmitting the information;
(5)  the security measures necessary to ensure the protection of the information;
(6)  the intervals at which the information is released; and
(7)  the duration of the agreement.
1982, c. 30, s. 68; 1985, c. 30, s. 8; 2006, c. 22, s. 43.
68. A public body may, without the consent of the person concerned, release nominative information
(1)  to a public body where the release is necessary for the carrying out of the attributions of the receiving body or the implementation of a program under its management;
(2)  to a person or a body where exceptional circumstances justify doing so.
Any release of nominative information under this section shall be made under the terms of a written agreement.
1982, c. 30, s. 68; 1985, c. 30, s. 8.
68. A public body may make an agreement with another public body or in accordance with the law, with a government other than that of Québec, an international organization or an agency of such a government or organization, to allow the disclosure of nominative information for the carrying out of an Act or for an investigation.
A public body may also make an agreement with a person or a private body to allow the release of a list of names of natural persons or information allowing them to be identified.
1982, c. 30, s. 68.