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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 60

Procedure in Tribunal--parties

             (1)  This section applies for the purposes of this Part and of the application of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 in relation to proceedings under this Part.

             (2)  A decision given by a person on behalf of an agency is taken to have been given by the agency.

             (3)  The parties to a proceeding before the Tribunal for a review of a decision are as follows:

                     (a)  the person who applied to the Tribunal for a review of the decision under section 57A;

                     (b)  the person who made the request or application in respect of which the decision was made;

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

                     (d)  any other person who is made a party to the proceeding by the Tribunal under subsection 30(1A) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 .



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