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Freedom of Information Act 1982

I, John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, principal officer of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, approve the following arrangements under s 10A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the Act).

The functions and powers under the Act as set out in column 1 may be performed or exercised by a person from time to time holding, occupying or performing the duties of the positions listed in column 2.

Delegated powers and functions
Powers/functionsDelegate
  1. The preparation of an agency plan under s 8(1)
  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • SES Band 1
  1. The publication of information required to be published by the office under s 8(2) including deciding whether information is exempt from publication

 

  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • SES Band 1
  • Executive Level 2
  1. The publication of other information by the office under s 8(4)

 

  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • SES Band 1
  • Executive Level 2
  1. Adopting a scale of charges the office may impose for providing access to published information (s 8D(4), (5))
  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • SES Band 1
  1. Making a decision to impose a charge under s 8D(4) in particular circumstances
  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • SES Band 1
  • Executive Level 2
  • Executive Level 1
  1. Conducting a review of the operation of the IPS in the office
  • Freedom of Information Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner

Date: [20 April 2011]

[signed]

John McMillan
Australian Privacy Commissioner