Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
Division 4 Disclosure log of access applications
25 Requirement for disclosure log
An agency must keep a record (called its disclosure log) that records information about access applications made to the agency that the agency decides by deciding to provide access (to some or all of the information applied for) if the information is information that the agency considers may be of interest to other members of the public.
26 Required information about access applications
(1) The information about an access application that is required to be recorded in an agency’s disclosure log is as follows:(a) the date the application was decided,(b) a description of the information to which access was provided in response to the application,(c) a statement as to whether any of the information is now available from the agency to other members of the public and (if it is) how it can be accessed.(2) No details are required to be recorded in the agency’s disclosure log:(a) if no objection is made under section 56 to the inclusion of information in the log before the access application is decided—until the application is decided, or(b) if an objection is made under section 56 to the inclusion of information in the log before the access application is decided—until the agency is entitled under that section to include the information in the log.Note.See section 56 (5) and (6) as to when an agency is entitled to include information in its disclosure log following an objection under that section.(3) An agency is not required to include in its disclosure log information about any application:(a) for personal information about the applicant (the applicant being an individual) or any other individual, or(b) in respect of which any factors particular to the applicant were otherwise a consideration in the agency’s determination of the public interest in connection with the disclosure of the information to the applicant.