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GOVERNMENT INFORMATION (PUBLIC ACCESS) ACT 2009 - SECT 4

Interpretation

4 Interpretation

(1) Key definitions In this Act:

"access application" means an application for access to government information under Part 4 that is a valid access application under that Part.

"agency" means any of the following:
(a) a Public Service agency,
(b) a Minister (including a person employed by a Minister under Part 2 of the Members of Parliament Staff Act 2013 ),
(c) a public authority,
(d) a public office,
(e) a local authority,
(f) a court,
(g) a person or entity that is an agency pursuant to regulations under clause 5 of Schedule 4.
Note : Schedule 4 contains definitions of
"Public Service agency" ,
"public authority" ,
"local authority" ,
"public office" and
"court" . The Information Commissioner publishes a list of agencies and their contact details.

"government information" means information contained in a record held by an agency.
(2) Other interpretative provisions Expressions used in this Act that are defined in Schedule 4 have the meanings set out in that Schedule.



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