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Before a BSO makes any disclosure of information, what must he do (except in certain specific situations)?

Seek approval from their Superintendent

1

What section of the Customs Act governs the access, use and disclosure of customs information?

Section 107 of the Customs Act

2

What section of he Privacy Act governs the disclosure of personal information

Section 8

3

What sections of federal law and CBSA policy are instrumental in guiding the disclosure of information at the border?

-Section 107 of the Customs Act
-Section 8 of the Privacy Act
-Policy Guidelines and the Disclosure of Customs information

4

What are the two types of information BSOs will use to perform their duties?

Personal and non-personal information

5

Should you ALWAYS seek approval from your Superintendent before disclosing any personal information?

Yes, as a good measure

6

When is the only time a BSO may make a disclosure of information without the approval of their Superintendent?

When the BSO believes that the disclosure is regarded as urgently necessary to protect:
-The life, health and safety of an individual, or the environment of Canada and any other country or
-The national security or defence of Canada

7

If the Superintendent gives approval to disclose personal information what other approval must a BSO get?

One must get the approval of the person to whom the information relates

8

If a decision is made to disclose information, what principle applies?

The need-to-know principle.
Only disclose the minimum information that is required and not more.
Do co-workers need to know etc.

9

What is an ATIP request?

A request for information under the Access to Information Act and Privacy Act

10

Who can make an ATIP request?

-All Canadian citizens
-Permanent residents
-Individuals present in Canada
-Corporations present in Canada

Basically ANYONE!

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If the ATIP office requests a copy of your Officer Notebook or any other document what must you do?

Provide the required documentation within the required time