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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 48

Application for amendment or annotation of personal records

                   Where a person claims that a document of an agency or an official document of a Minister to which access has been lawfully provided to the person, whether under this Act or otherwise, contains personal information about that person:

                     (a)  that is incomplete, incorrect, out of date or misleading; and

                     (b)  that has been used, is being used or is available for use by the agency or Minister for an administrative purpose;

the person may apply to the agency or Minister for:

                     (c)  an amendment; or

                     (d)  an annotation;

of the record of that information kept by the agency or Minister.



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