FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982

PART V - AMENDMENT AND ANNOTATION OF PERSONAL RECORDS  

SECTION 49   49   Requirements of an application for amendment  
An application for amendment must:


(a) be in writing; and


(b) as far as practicable, specify:


(i) the document or official document containing the record of personal information that is claimed to require amendment; and

(ii) the information that is claimed to be incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and

(iii) whether the information is claimed to be incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and

(iv) the applicant's reasons for so claiming; and

(v) the amendment requested by the applicant; and


(c) specify an address in Australia to which a notice under this Part may be sent to the applicant; and


(d) be sent by post to the agency or Minister, or delivered to an officer of the agency or a member of the staff of the Minister, at the address of the office of the agency or Minister (as the case may be) determined in accordance with paragraph 15(2)(d) .




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