Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
Current version for 1 December 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 06:27)

71   Refund of advance deposit

(1)  An applicant is entitled to a refund of advance deposits paid by the applicant to the extent (if any) that the advance deposits paid exceed the total processing charges payable for dealing with the application.
(2)  An applicant is entitled to a refund of any advance deposit paid if the agency does not decide the access application within time.
Note. An agency cannot impose a processing charge if it does not decide an application within time.
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