Freedom of Information Act 1982 : annual report by the Attorney-General

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Australia
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1983-
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1992/1993, PP no. 292 of 1993
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Freedom of Information Act 1982 ANNUAL REPORT 1992–93 1
Freedom of Information Act 1982 ANNUAL REPORT 1992-1993 3 , 4 , 5
Contents 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10
INTRODUCTION 11
CHAPTER 1: LEGISLATIVE ACTION 12 , 13
CHAPTER 2: USE OF THE LEGISLATION 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23
CHAPTER 3: IMPACT OF THE LEGISLATION 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28
CHAPTER 4: REVIEW AND APPEALS 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 38 , 39 , 40 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 44 , 45 , 46 , 47 , 48 , 49
CHAPTER 5: CO-ORDINATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE FOI ACT 50 , 51 , 52 , 53
CHAPTER 6: TRAINING 54 , 55 , 56
CHAPTER 7: DEVELOPMENTS 57
APPENDICES Appendix A: Request numbers 58 , 59 , 60
Appendix B: Action on requests 61 , 62 , 63 , 64
Appendix C: Fees and charges notified and collected 65 , 66 , 67
Appendix D: Response time 68 , 69 , 70
Appendix E: Internal review - applications and results 71
Appendix F: AAT review - applications and results 72
Appendix G: AAT review - applications where request was withdrawn by applicant 73
Appendix H: Amendment of personal records - primary request result 74
Appendix I: Amendment of personal records - internal review results 75
Appendix J: Amendment of personal records - AAT review result 76
Appendix K: Summary of all costs of FOI reported by agencies 77 , 78
Appendix L: Non-labour costs reported by agencies 79 , 80 , 81
Appendix M: Agencies and Ministers subject to the FOI Act as at 30 June 1992 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88
Appendix N: FOI Decisions 1992-93 - AAT & Federal Court 89
Appendix O: Decision Summaries Issued 1992-93 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184
Table of Contents 185 , 186 , 187
HOW TO USE THIS MEMO 189
MAIN FEATURES OF FEES AND CHARGES SCHEME 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209
GROUNDS FOR REMISSION OR PARTIAL REMISSION OF APPLICATION FEES, AND FOR REDUCTION OR NON-IMPOSITION OF ESTIMATED CHARGES 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215
REVIEW OF DECISIONS ON FEES AND CHARGES 215
APPLICATION OF MONIES RECEIVED 215 , 216
APPENDICES APPENDIX 1: BRIEF OUTLINE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR FOI REQUESTS 217 , 218 , 219
APPENDIX 2: CHARGES UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 220 , 221
APPENDIX 3: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FEES AND CHARGES) REGULATIONS 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230
APPENDIX 4: LETTER ADVISING REQUIREMENT TO PAY $30 APPLICATION FEE - SAMPLE 231
APPENDIX 5: ACKNOWLEDGMENT (WHEN FEE RECEIVED) - SAMPLE 232
APPENDIX 6: NOTICE OF LIABILITY TO PAY A CHARGE - SAMPLE 233
APPENDIX 7: NOTICE OF IMPOSITION OF A CHARGE - SAMPLE 234
APPENDIX 8: TIME CONTROL SHEET -SAMPLE 235
APPENDIX 9: CHARGE PROFORMA -SAMPLE 236 , 237
TABLE OF CONTENTS 239 , 240
GUIDE TO USING THIS MEMO 241
SUMMARY 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248
WORDING OF SECTION 26 248
SOME QUOTATIONS 249
1. The purposes and importance of statements of reasons 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255
2. When an foi statement of reasons is needed 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259
3. Content of a statement of reasons 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280
4. The form of the section 26 notice 281 , 282 , 283
5. What can be ommitted from a statement of reasons? 283 , 284 , 285 , 286
6. Other matters 286 , 287 , 288 , 289
ATTACHMENT A Example 1 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300
ATTACHMENT B AAT PRACTICE DIRECTION 301 , 302
ATTACHMENT C FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 EXAMPLE OF A SCHEDULE OF DOCUMENTS 303 , 304
ATTACHMENT D Example 1 RIGHTS OF REVIEW, WHERE ACCESS REFUSED SAMPLE INFORMATION ON RIGHTS OF REVIEW 305 , 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 311
Contents 312
THE PURPOSE OF THE RETURNS 313
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION 313
INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S ANNUAL REPORT ON THE OPERATION OF THE ACT 314
THE QUARTERLY RETURN 314 , 315
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETION OF THE QUARTERLY RETURN 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321
THE ANNUAL RETURN 322
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE ANNUAL RETURN 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 332

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