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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 11

Right of access

             (1)  Subject to this Act, every person has a legally enforceable right to obtain access in accordance with this Act to:

                     (a)  a document of an agency, other than an exempt document; or

                     (b)  an official document of a Minister, other than an exempt document.

             (2)  Subject to this Act, a person's right of access is not affected by:

                     (a)  any reasons the person gives for seeking access; or

                     (b)  the agency's or Minister's belief as to what are his or her reasons for seeking access.



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