User fees and regulatory charges (User Fees Act)
User fee: Fees charged for the processing of access requests filed under the Access to Information Act
Fee type: Other products and services (O)
Fee-setting authority: Access to Information Act
Date last modified: 1992
Performance standards: Response provided within 30 days following receipt of request; response time may be extended pursuant to section 9 of the Access to Information Act.
Performance results: The Department was able to respond within 30 days or less in 31% of completed cases.* The remaining requests were completed within 31 to 60 days (11%), within 61 to 120 days (16%), within 121 to 180 days (11%), within 181 to 365 days (9%) and over 365 days (22%).
*A Notice of Extension is sent to the requester within 30 days of receipt of request.
Actual Revenue: $280
Other information: Under the Access to Information Act, fees under $25.00 may be waived when deemed to be in the public interest. Fees waived during 2011–12 represented $0.
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