Section 54 - Notifying Others of the Review
Section 54 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
- On receiving a request for a review, the Commissioner must give a copy to
The public body will initially be more familiar with the issues involved than the Commissioner. If the public body has any information concerning affected persons who should be notified of the review, the head conveys this information to the Commissioner’s office as soon as possible. The public body also relays any relevant issues, considerations or factors which affected the outcome of the request.
The Commissioner determines the procedures for conducting a review. However, the Act provides enabling provisions as well as some requirements that will influence the conduct of reviews.
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Last updated: July 26, 2007