FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982

PART VII - REVIEW BY INFORMATION COMMISSIONER  

Division 7 - Decision on IC review  

SECTION 55P   Decision on IC review - enforcement of decision against agency  

55P(1)  
If the principal officer of an agency or a Minister fails to comply with section 55N , an application may be made to the Federal Court of Australia for an order directing the principal officer or Minister to comply.

55P(2)  
The application may be made by:


(a) the Information Commissioner; or


(b) the IC review applicant.

55P(3)  
The court may make any other orders that it thinks fit to secure compliance by the principal officer or the Minister.

55P(4)  
An application under subsection (1) may only be made if:


(a) the time has ended for making an application to the Tribunal under section 57A for review of the Information Commissioner's decision; and


(b) such an application is not made before the end of the time.


 

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