Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
April 25, 2018

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2018-009 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2018-009 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner

Report:A-2018-009
Report Date:April 24, 2018
Public Body:Department of Transportation and Works
Summary: An Applicant requested from the Department of Transportation and Works all emails, documentation and correspondence related to the Mobile High School Extension project, covering approximately a two-month period. The Commissioner found that the Department did not comply with the mandatory deadline to respond to access requests set out in section 16 of the ATIPPA, 2015. The Commissioner also found that the Department failed to fulfil the duty to assist set out in section 13 of the ATIPPA, 2015. The Commissioner made recommendations to the Department to improve its access to information process and to respond to access requests within legislated deadlines.

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2018 04 25                              3:50 p.m.