(1) As soon as practicable after making a decision under section 266 , the Commissioner must notify the complainant of the decision and the reasons for the decision.
(2) In addition, if the Commissioner decides not to deal with the complaint, the Commissioner:
(a) must notify each of the following of the decision:
(i) each responsible service provider relating to the complaint; and
(ii) the Chief Executive Officer of each responsible Agency; and
(b) may notify each responsible Minister of the decision if the Commissioner considers it appropriate to do so; and
(c) if the Commissioner decides not to deal with the complaint after starting to investigate the complaint – must give a report about the investigation to each person notified under paragraph (a) or (b).
(3) In this section:
"responsible Minister", for the complaint, means the Minister who has administrative responsibilities for:
(a) an Agency (a responsible Agency ) directly or indirectly responsible for providing, or funding or administering the funding of, any required services relating to the complaint; or
(b) a responsible service provider relating to the complaint.