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Request a Review
- access has been denied to some or all of the information you requested and you disagree with the reasons given by the public body;
- you have been told 'no records exist' and you don't agree;
- you do not agree with the amount of the fees being charged;
- you did not receive a response to your request for information within the 30 day time limit;
- you have been advised that an extension of the 30-day time period is required and you do not agree with the reason for the extension;
- your request for correction of personal information has been denied; or
- someone has requested your personal information or information in which you have an interest, the public body has decided to release this information and you disagree with the decision.
The review process is uncomplicated; reviews may be sent to the Information and Privacy Commissioner on a prescribed form or by letter.
- Inform the OIPC of your intention to request a review. This must be done in writing either by (Form 8) or by letter. Be sure to include all relevant information, such as the name of the public body and the date of the public body's decision.
- Include a copy of the public body's decision.
- A copy of the original access request and decision letter should also be included, if available.
- Include your address and telephone number so the staff of the Review Office can contact you.
More information is available on accessing information and requesting a review in the frequently asked questions section of this site.