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Information gathering powers--dealings with documents

What the Information Commissioner may do with documents

             (1)  The Information Commissioner may do any of the following in relation to any documents produced in accordance with a notice under subsection 55R(3):

                     (a)  take possession of the documents;

                     (b)  make copies of the documents;

                     (c)  take extracts from the documents;

                     (d)  hold the documents for a period that is necessary for the purposes of the IC review.

Information Commissioner must permit access by those entitled

             (2)  For the purposes of an IC review, the Information Commissioner must permit a person to inspect a document that the person would be entitled to inspect if the document were not held by the Information Commissioner.

             (3)  The Information Commissioner must permit the person to inspect the document at any reasonable time.

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