British Columbia: Mandatory breach reporting and privacy management program requirements now in effect for public bodies

February 1, 2023

Public bodies are now required to develop privacy management programs and report privacy breaches that could be expected to result in serious harm.

The new requirements, which were among amendments to the Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) enacted in November 2021, came into force today. They apply to the more than 2,900 public bodies covered by FIPPA.

The full press statement from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner appears below:
2023-02-01 - NR - FIPPA_ MBN_PMP in effect

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