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HEALTH RECORDS ACT 2001 - SECT 35

Refusal of access

An organisation is taken to have refused access to the health information if—

        (a)     the organisation fails to comply with a requirement of section 29 or 34; or

        (b)     in the case of a notice given by the organisation under section 29(1)(a) or 29(1)(d)(i)—

              (i)     the notice does not specify a date, time or place that, in all the circumstances, is reasonable; or

              (ii)     the organisation unreasonably fails to allow inspection of the health information, or to give a reasonable explanation, in accordance with the notice; or

        (c)     in the case of a notice given by the organisation under section 29(1)(d)(ii), the health service provider specified in the notice unreasonably fails—

              (i)     to make an arrangement with the individual to explain the health information; or

              (ii)     to comply with an arrangement so made.

Division 3—Refusal of access on ground of threat to life or health of the individual requesting access



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