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Competition Act

Version of section 29.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2007-06-21:

Marginal note:Communication to Minister of Transport

  •  (1) Notwithstanding subsection 29(1), the Commissioner may, if requested to do so by the Minister of Transport in accordance with subsection (3), communicate or allow to be communicated to that Minister any information referred to in subsection (2) that is specifically requested by that Minister.

  • Marginal note:Information

    (2) The information that may be communicated under this section is

    • (a) the identity of any person from whom information was obtained under this Act;

    • (b) any information obtained in the course of an inquiry under section 10;

    • (c) any information obtained under section 11, 15, 16 or 114;

    • (d) any information obtained from a person requesting a certificate under section 102;

    • (e) whether notice has been given or information supplied in respect of a particular proposed transaction under section 114; and

    • (f) any information collected, received or generated by or on behalf of the Commissioner, including compilations and analyses.

  • Marginal note:Contents of request

    (3) Requests under this section must be in writing and must

    • (a) specify the information referred to in any of paragraphs (2)(a) to (f) that is required; and

    • (b) state that the Minister of Transport requires the information for the purposes of section 56.1 or 56.2 of the Canada Transportation Act and identify the transaction being considered under that section.

  • Marginal note:Restriction

    (4) The information communicated under subsection (1) may be used only for the purposes of section 56.1 or 56.2, as the case may be, of the Canada Transportation Act.

  • Marginal note:Confidentiality

    (5) No person who performs or has performed duties or functions in the administration or enforcement of the Canada Transportation Act shall communicate or allow to be communicated to any other person any information communicated under subsection (1), except to persons who perform duties or functions under section 56.1 or 56.2 of that Act.

  • 2000, c. 15, s. 12

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