Official Information Amendment Act 1987

17 Requirements of Ombudsman to be complied with within certain period
  • (1) This subsection inserted section 29A in the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted subs (1A) in section 35 of the principal Act.

    (3) Where, in relation to any investigation by an Ombudsman under section 28 or section 35 of the principal Act, a Department or Minister of the Crown or organisation is required, pursuant to section 29A(1) of the principal Act, to comply with a requirement of an Ombudsman, and that requirement was received before the commencement of this Act, that Department or Minister of the Crown or organisation shall, notwithstanding anything in this section, comply with that requirement within 20 working days after the date of the commencement of this Act; but section 29A(2) of the principal Act shall apply in respect of the time limit set out in this subsection as if that time limit were set out in section 29A(1) of the principal Act.