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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 49

Requirements of an application for amendment

                   An application for amendment must:

                     (a)  be in writing; and

                     (b)  as far as practicable, specify:

                              (i)  the document or official document containing the record of personal information that is claimed to require amendment; and

                             (ii)  the information that is claimed to be incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and

                            (iii)  whether the information is claimed to be incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and

                            (iv)  the applicant's reasons for so claiming; and

                             (v)  the amendment requested by the applicant; and

                     (c)  specify an address in Australia to which a notice under this Part may be sent to the applicant; and

                     (d)  be sent by post to the agency or Minister, or delivered to an officer of the agency or a member of the staff of the Minister, at the address of the office of the agency or Minister (as the case may be) determined in accordance with paragraph 15(2)(d).



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