Parliamentary Privilege and Access to Information - Jurisdictional Chart

Juridisction Parliament subject to FOIA Parliamentary Privilege - exempted from the FOIA
Australia No. Yes. Section 46 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 46. A document is an exempt document if public disclosure of the document would, apart from this Act and any immunity of the Crown: (...) (c) infringe the privileges of the Parliament of the Commonwealth or of a State or a House of such a Parliament or (…)
United Kingdom Yes. Yes. Section 34 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 34. (1) Information is exempt information if exemption is required for the purpose of avoiding an infringement of the privileges of either House of Parliament. (3) A certificate signed by the appropriate authority certifying that exemption is required for the purpose of…
Alberta No, but it does apply to the Legislative Assembly Office. Yes. Section 27(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act 27. (1) The head of a public body may refuse to disclose to an applicant:information that is subject to any type of legal privilege, including (…) parliamentary privilege. (3) Only the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly may determine whether information is subject to parliamentary privilege.
Ontario Yes, but only in respect of records of reviewable expenses and in respect of the personal information contained in those records. No specific mention.
Québec Yes. No specific mention, but s.34 of An Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information 34. No person may have access to a document from the office of a member of the National Assembly or a document produced for that member by the services of the Assembly, unless the member deems it expedient. The same applies to a document from the office of the President of the Assembly or of a member of the Assembly contemplated in the first paragraph of section 124.1 of the Act respecting the National Assembly (chapter A-23.1) or a minister contemplated in section 11.5 of the Executive Power Act (chapter E-18)…
Prince Edward Island Yes for officers of the Legislative Assembly, but not for the Speaker’s office or the offices of Members of the Assembly. Yes. Section 25(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act 25. (1) The head of a public body may refuse to disclose to an applicant (a) (a) information that is subject to any type of legal privilege, including (…) parliamentary privilege (3) Only the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly may determine whether information is subject to parliamentary privilege.
Newfoundland and Labrador Yes. Yes. Section 30.1 of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act 30.1 The Speaker of the House of Assembly or the officer responsible for a statutory office shall refuse to disclose to an applicant information (a) where its non-disclosure is required for the purpose of avoiding an infringement of the privileges of the House of Assembly or a member of the House of Assembly;