Reporting on the User Fees Act

General Information

Fee name: Fees for processing requests filed under the Access to Information Act

Fee type: Other products and services

Fee-setting authority: Access to Information Act

Year introduced: 1988

Year last amended: 1992

Performance standard: A response is provided within 30 days following receipt of a request; the response time may be extended under section 9 of the Access to Information Act.

Performance results: The department responded within 30 days in 70% of cases.Footnote * The remaining requests were completed within 31 to 60 days (9%), within 61 to 120 days (3%), within 121 to 180 days (3%), within 181 to 365 days (10%) and over 365 days (5%).

Other information: Under the Access to Information Act, fees under $25 may be waived when deemed to be in the public interest. Fees waived during 2015–16 were $120.

Financial Information, 2015–16 (dollars)
 
Forecast revenue Actual revenue Full cost
310 415 459,668
Financial Information, 2016–17, 2017–18 and 2018–19 (dollars)
Planning year Forecast revenue Estimated full cost
2016–17 400 440,000
2017–18 400 440,000
2018–19 400 440,000

Footnotes

Footnote *

Includes cases where a Notice of Extension is sent to the requester within 30 days of receipt of the request.

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