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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1992 - SECT 72

72 .         Information etc. relevant to complaint, Commissioner’s powers to obtain etc.

        (1)         If the Commissioner has reason to believe that a person has information or a document relevant to a complaint, the Commissioner may give to the person a written notice requiring the person —

            (a)         to give the information to the Commissioner in writing signed by the person or, in the case of a body corporate, by an officer of the body corporate; or

            (b)         to produce the document to the Commissioner.

        (2)         A notice given by the Commissioner under subsection (1) has to state —

            (a)         the place at which the information or document is to be given or produced to the Commissioner; and

            (b)         the time at which, or the period within which, the information or document is to be given or produced.

        (3)         If the Commissioner has reason to believe that a person has information relevant to a complaint, the Commissioner may give to the person a written notice requiring the person to attend before the Commissioner at a time and place specified in the notice to answer questions relevant to the complaint.



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