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AR 183/2018 UTILITIES CONSUMER ADVOCATE REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 183/2018

Government Organization Act

UTILITIES CONSUMER ADVOCATE REGULATION

Definition

1(1)  In this Regulation, “Schedule” means Schedule 13.1 to the Government Organization Act.

Collection and disclosure of consumer information

2(1)  The Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate may collect, use and disclose information, including a consumer’s personal information, for the purposes of carrying out the responsibilities set out in section 3(e) and (f) of the Schedule.

(2)  A collection or disclosure of information referred to in this section may occur indirectly, without the consent of the consumer.

(3)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate is authorized to collect and use information, including personal information about a consumer, from

                               (a)    a distributor,

                              (b)    the Government of Canada or an agency thereof,

                               (c)    the Market Surveillance Administrator,

                              (d)    an organization as defined in the Personal Information Protection Act,

                               (e)    a provider,

                               (f)    a public body as defined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act,

                               (g)    a retailer, and

                              (h)    any other persons as reasonably required to carry out the responsibilities set out in section 3(e) and (f) of the Schedule.

(4)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the bodies, organizations and persons referred to in subsection (3) are authorized to disclose information, including personal information about a consumer, to the Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate.

(5)  For the purposes set out in subsection (1), the Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate is authorized to disclose information collected under this section, including personal information about a consumer, to

                               (a)    a distributor,

                              (b)    the Government of Canada or an agency thereof,

                               (c)    the Market Surveillance Administrator,

                              (d)    an organization as defined in the Personal Information Protection Act,

                               (e)    a provider,

                               (f)    a public body as defined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act,

                               (g)    a retailer, and

                              (h)    any other persons as reasonably required to carry out the responsibilities set out in section 3(e) and (f) of the Schedule.

Repeal

3   The Utilities Consumer Advocate Regulation (AR 190/2014) is repealed.

Coming into force

4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of An Act to Empower Utility Consumers.