Freedom of Information Act 1982


SECTION 6C   Requirement for Commonwealth contracts  

This section applies to an agency if a service is, or is to be, provided under a Commonwealth contract in connection with the performance of the functions or the exercise of the powers of the agency.

The agency must take contractual measures to ensure that the agency receives a document if:

(a) the document is created by, or is in the possession of:

(i) a contracted service provider for the Commonwealth contract; or

(ii) a subcontractor for the Commonwealth contract; and

(b) the document relates to the performance of the Commonwealth contract (and not to the entry into that contract); and

(c) the agency receives a request for access to the document.

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