Freedom of Information Act 1982

PART V - AMENDMENT AND ANNOTATION OF PERSONAL RECORDS  

SECTION 48   48   Application for amendment or annotation of personal records  
Where a person claims that a document of an agency or an official document of a Minister to which access has been lawfully provided to the person, whether under this Act or otherwise, contains personal information about that person:


(a) that is incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and


(b) that has been used, is being used or is available for use by the agency or Minister for an administrative purpose;

the person may apply to the agency or Minister for:


(c) an amendment; or


(d) an annotation;

of the record of that information kept by the agency or Minister.


 

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