Contents (2009 - 52)
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
Division 1 Reviewable decisions
80 Which decisions are reviewable decisions
The following decisions of an agency in respect of an access application are reviewable decisions for the purposes of this Part:(a) a decision that an application is not a valid access application,(b) a decision to transfer an access application to another agency, as an agency-initiated transfer,(c) a decision to refuse to deal with an access application (including such a decision that is deemed to have been made),(d) a decision to provide access or to refuse to provide access to information in response to an access application,(e) a decision that government information is not held by the agency,(f) a decision that information applied for is already available to the applicant,(g) a decision to refuse to confirm or deny that information is held by the agency,(h) a decision to defer the provision of access to information in response to an access application,(i) a decision to provide access to information in a particular way in response to an access application (or a decision not to provide access in the way requested by the applicant),(j) a decision to impose a processing charge or to require an advance deposit,(k) a decision to refuse a reduction in a processing charge,(l) a decision to refuse to deal further with an access application because an applicant has failed to pay an advance deposit within the time required for payment,(m) a decision to include information in a disclosure log despite an objection by an authorised objector (or a decision that an authorised objector was not entitled to object).
81 Extended review period where more than one decision made
When more than one reviewable decision is made in respect of a particular access application and those decisions are made at different times, the period (the review period) within which a person may apply for a review under this Part of any of those decisions is extended to the end of the review period for the last of those decisions.