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Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 04:22)
Part 7 Section 126
126   Requirements for notices given by agencies
(1)  The following requirements apply to any notice or notification that an agency is required to give under this Act:
(a)  it must be in writing,
(b)  it must include the date of the decision or other action of the agency with which the notice or notification is concerned,
(c)  it must include a statement that gives details of any right of review provided by this Act in respect of any decision of the agency with which the notice or notification is concerned (including details of the period within which any such right of review must be exercised),
(d)  it must include the contact details of an officer of the agency to whom inquiries can be directed in connection with the decision or other action of the agency with which the notice or notification is concerned,
(e)  it must not disclose any information for which there is an overriding public interest against disclosure.
(1A)  A notice or notification under this Act that an agency is required or permitted to give a person may be given by:
(a)  posting the notice to the person at the postal address provided by the person for correspondence in connection with the matter concerned, or
(b)  such other method as may be agreed by the agency and the person.
(2)  A notice or notification under this Act that is given by an agency to a person by being posted to the person at the postal address provided by the person for correspondence in connection with the matter concerned is considered to have been given to the person when it is posted by the agency.