Registration of Divorce Proceedings (Divorce Act)
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Privacy Act Notice Statement
The Department of Justice Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals, including safeguarding the personal information you provide on this Registration of Divorce Proceedings Form. The personal information provided on this form is collected under the authority of the Divorce Act and the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings Regulations and is protected in accordance with the Privacy Act. It is collected, used and disclosed for the purpose of informing the Court Registrar of the various court offices of the existence of pending duplicate divorce applications in order to settle jurisdictional issues pursuant to section 3 of the Divorce Act. The information in this form will be used, disclosed and retained in accordance with the conditions listed in the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings Personal Information Bank JUS PPU 005, and for any other uses or disclosures in accordance with the Privacy Act. We will be unable to process your search request unless all of the required personal information is provided. If you require clarification about this form, please contact 613-957-4519.
Under the Privacy Act, you have the right to access your personal information retained by the Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings and to request corrections to it. Where correction is not possible, you have the right to request that a notation be attached to the information reflecting any correction requested but not made. If you require clarification about this Privacy Act Notice Statement, please contact our Access to Information and Privacy Office at ATIP-AIP@justice.gc.ca or by phone at 613-907-3700. Please note that you have the right to file a complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding our handling of your personal information. For more information please visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.priv.gc.ca or contact the Office by phone at 1-800-281-1376.
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