User Fees, Regulatory Charges and External Fees

General and Financial Information by Fee

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 11% cases.* The remaining requests were completed within 31 to over 365 days.
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 totalled $1,000.

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

Financial Information, 2015-16 (dollars)
Forecast revenue Actual revenue Full cost
2,000 2,000 140,000
Financial Information, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 (dollars)
Planning year Forecast revenue Estimated full cost
2016-2017 2,000 140,000
2017-2018 2,000 140,000
2018-2019 2,000 140,000
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