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The Access to Information Act is a federal Act that grants an enforceable right to every Canadian citizen, resident, or company to request and be given access to any record under the control of a federal government institution. Examples of federal gover ...


These regulations correspond to the federal Access to Information Act. Among other things, they set limitations on the production of records under that Act and they provide procedures and fees for information requests.


The Constitution Acts of 1867 and 1982, along with their corresponding Schedules, form the Supreme Law of Canada. 


The Environment Act is Nova Scotia's primary piece of environmental legislation, and it establishes mechanisms for the governance of many environmental matters that are under provincial government control.   


Nova Scotia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is legislation that creates a right of public access to provincial government records.


These regulations correspond to Nova Scotia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Among other things, they outline procedures for requesting information under the Act and designate fees for applications.