13 Assistance

It is the duty of every department, Minister of the Crown, and organisation to give reasonable assistance to a person, who—

(a)

wishes to make a request in accordance with section 12; or

(b)

in making a request under section 12, has not made that request in accordance with that section; or

(c)

has not made his request to the appropriate department or Minister of the Crown or organisation or local authority,—

to make a request in a manner that is in accordance with that section or to direct his request to the appropriate department or Minister of the Crown or organisation or local authority.

Section 13: amended, on 1 March 1988, by section 57(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (1987 No 174).

Section 13(c): amended, on 1 March 1988, by section 57(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (1987 No 174).