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ontario regulation 393/22

made under the

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

Made: April 14, 2022
Filed: April 20, 2022
Published on e-Laws: April 20, 2022
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 7, 2022

Amending O. Reg. 329/04


1. Ontario Regulation 329/04 is amended by adding the following section:

Right to access record in electronic format

18.0.1 (1) For the purposes of subsection 52 (1.1) of the Act, the right of an individual to access a record of personal health information about the individual that is in the custody or under the control of a health information custodian includes the right to have the health information custodian provide the record to the individual in,

(a)  a PDF file; or

(b)  any other electronic format that is agreed to by the health information custodian and the individual.

(2) The reference to an electronic format in clause (1) (b) includes the provision of the record of personal health information by the health information custodian through a secure online application, such as a portal.


2. This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 2022.