39 Transfer of requests

Where—

(a)

an information privacy request is made to an agency or is transferred to an agency in accordance with this section; and

(b)

the information to which the request relates—

(i)

is not held by the agency but is believed by the person dealing with the request to be held by another agency; or

(ii)

is believed by the person dealing with the request to be more closely connected with the functions or activities of another agency,—

the agency to which the request is made shall promptly, and in any case not later than 10 working days after the day on which the request is received, transfer the request to the other agency and inform the individual making the request accordingly.

Compare: 1982 No 156 s 14; 1987 No 174 ss 12, 57(1)