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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 55A

Procedure in IC review--parties to proceeding

Who are the review parties?

             (1)  The parties to an IC review (the review parties ) are as follows:

                     (a)  the IC review applicant;

                     (b)  the principal officer of the agency, or the Minister, to whom the request was made;

                     (c)  an affected third party (if any) required to be notified of the IC review application under section 54P (requirement to notify affected third parties);

                     (d)  a party to the proceeding under subsection (3).

Note:          For affected third party , see section 53C.

Application to become a review party

             (2)  If an IC review application is made in relation to an IC reviewable decision, a person whose interests are affected by the IC reviewable decision may apply, in writing, to the Information Commissioner to be a review party.

             (3)  The Information Commissioner may, by notice in writing, make a person who applies under subsection (2) an IC review party.



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