Legal information related to PIPEDA

Act and Regulations

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

The complete version of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) last amended on April 1, 2011 as posted on the Department of Justice Canada Web site. (bilingual version of the Act in PDF format)

The complete version of PIPEDA that received Royal Assent on April 13, 2000 from the House of Commons Web site. Must be downloaded in several sections. (Print format in PDF)

We have developed a fact sheet that provides an overview of both the Privacy Act and PIPEDA.

The OPC has also developed a fact sheet on Parts 2 to 5 of PIPEDA.

Regulations and orders

Orders Exempting Substantially Similar Provincial Legislation

Privacy Principles

Schedule 1 of PIPEDA contains 10 privacy principles, which are referred to throughout the Act.

Background Documents relating to PIPEDA