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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1992 - SECT 66

66 .         Complaint, form etc. of

        (1)         A complaint has to —

            (a)         be in writing; and

            (b)         give particulars of the decision to which the complaint relates; and

            (c)         give an address in Australia to which notices under the Act can be sent; and

            (d)         give any other information or details required under the regulations; and

            (e)         be lodged at the office of the Commissioner.

        (2)         An access applicant or applicant for amendment may lodge a complaint within 60 days after being given written notice of the decision.

        (3)         A third party may lodge a complaint within 30 days after being given written notice of the decision.

        (4)         The Commissioner may allow a complaint to be lodged after the period mentioned in subsection (2) or (3) has expired.

        (5)         Subject to subsection (6), if internal review of a decision is available under Part 2 or 3 a complaint is not to be made in respect of the decision unless internal review has been applied for and completed.

        (6)         The Commissioner may allow a complaint to be made even though internal review has not been applied for or has not been completed if the complainant shows cause why internal review should not be applied for or should not be completed.



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