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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1992 - SECT 39

39 .         Review of decision under this Part, right to

        (1)         A person who is aggrieved by a decision made by an agency under this Part in relation to an access application has a right to have the decision reviewed by the agency.

        (2)         A person is aggrieved by a decision —

            (a)         if the person is the access applicant and the effect of the decision is to —

                  (i)         give access to an edited copy of a document; or

                  (ii)         refuse to deal with the access application; or

                  (iii)         refuse access to a document; or

                  (iv)         defer the giving of access to a document; or

                  (v)         give access to a document in the manner referred to in section 28 or withhold access under that section; or

                  (vi)         impose a charge, or require a deposit, that the applicant considers to be unreasonable;

                or

            (b)         if the person is a third party whose views were or should have been obtained under section 32 or 33, and the decision conflicts with the person’s views.

        (3)         Review under this Division is not available in respect of —

            (a)         a decision made by an agency’s principal officer; or

            (b)         a decision made on an application for review under this Division.



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