71.0.3. The Minister shall prepare a utilization plan for every information file he intends to obtain under section 71 for the purposes of comparison, pairing or cross-matching, and shall submit it to the Commission d’accès à l’information for its opinion.
The utilization plan shall include a brief description of
(a) the information file requested and its origin;
(b) the purpose of requesting the file;
(c) the planned use of the file;
(d) the terms and conditions of exchange; and
(e) the security measures, where applicable.
The Commission d’accès à l’information shall issue an opinion in regard to the plan within 30 days of receiving it.
Where the opinion of the Commission d’accès à l’information is not favourable, the plan may be submitted to the Government for approval and, if approved, it shall come into force on the day of its approval.