Local Government
Part 4 requests
Requests for reasons
Transfer
Charging
Conditions
Delay
Due particularity
Extension
Internal rules
eligibility
conditions
conditions on release
due particularity
requesters
Legislation:
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
Section 2
Section 6
Section 7
Section 10
Section 13
Section 17
Official Information Act 1982
Section 2
Section 6
Section 9
Section 12
Section 14
Section 15
Section 15A
Section 16
Section 18
Part 4
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If you are seeking information from a Minister, or central or local government agency, you may be able to ask for it under either the OIA or LGOIMA.

This guide sets out what information you can ask for, how to go about it and what the agency is required to do in responding to your information request.

The guide covers:

  • Who can request official information?
  • Who can I request official information from?
  • What is official information?
  • Special categories of official information
  • What is not official information?
  • Making a request
  • An agency's consideration of your request
  • Making a decision on your request
  • Releasing information
  • What to do if you are unhappy about the response to your request
  • Tips for making requests
  • A template request letter
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