BILL 9

An Act to Amend the Labour Market Research Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:

1Section 1 of the Labour Market Research Act, chapter L-0.1 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1990, is amended by repealing the definition ``Canada Employment and Immigration Commission''.

2Subsection 3(2) of the Act is repealed and the following is substituted:

3(2)The Minister may disclose the information provided under section 2 to

(a)a person employed in another department, a person employed by the Department of Human Resources Development (Canada) or a person employed by Statistics Canada if the Minister considers the disclosure will facilitate the meeting of labour market demands,

(b)a person employed by any other agency

(i)if the information will be used only for research purposes,

(ii)if the Minister considers the disclosure will facilitate the meeting of labour market demands, and

(iii)if, in order to protect the confidentiality and maintain the privacy of the source of the information or of any other person, any portion of the information that either identifies or might identify the source of the information or any other person has been removed, or

(c)any other person if the disclosure is in aggregate form.

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Section 1

The existing definition is as follows:

"Canada Employment and Immigration Commission'' means the Commission established under the Employment and Immigration Department and Commission Act, (Canada);

Section 2

The existing provision is as follows:

3(2)The Minister may disclose the information provided under section 2 to

(a)a person employed in another department or a person employed by the Canada Employment and Immigration Commission if the Minister considers the disclosure will facilitate the meeting of labour market demands, or

(b)to any other person if the disclosure is in aggregate form.


Last Modified: 10:54am , November 28, 1997