S 18 repealed by No 51 of 2010, s 3 and Sch 3 item 16, applicable in relation to requests for access made under section
Freedom of Information Act 1982
that are received at or after 1 November 2010. S 18 formerly read:
SECTION 18 Access to documents to be given on request
Subject to this Act, where:
a request is made in accordance with the requirements of subsection
by a person to an agency or Minister for access to a document of the agency or an official document of the Minister; and
any charge that, under the regulations, is required to be paid before access is granted has been paid;
the person shall be given access to the document in accordance with this Act.
An agency or Minister is not required by this Act to give access to a document at a time when the document is an exempt document.