A-2.1 - Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information

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47. The person in charge must, promptly and not later than twenty days from the date the request was received,
(1)  grant access to the document, which may then be accompanied with information on the circumstances in which it was produced;
(1.1)  grant access to the document by providing reasonable accommodation, if the applicant is a handicapped person;
(2)  inform the applicant of the special conditions, if any, to which access is subject;
(3)  inform the applicant that the agency is not in possession of the requested document or that full or partial access to the document cannot be granted to him;
(4)  inform the applicant that his request should more appropriately be transferred to another public body or that it concerns a document filed by or for another public body;
(5)  inform the applicant that the existence of the requested information cannot be confirmed;
(6)  inform the applicant that the document concerned is a document to which Chapter II of this Act does not apply by virtue of the second paragraph of section 9;
(7)  inform the applicant that a third person concerned by the request cannot be notified by mail but will be informed by a public notice; or
(8)  inform the applicant that the body is requesting the Commission to disregard the applicant’s request in accordance with section 137.1.
If the request cannot be processed within the time limit provided in the first paragraph without impeding the normal course of operations of the public body, the person in charge may, before the expiry of the time, extend it by not over 10 days. He must then give notice thereof by mail to the applicant within the time limit provided in the first paragraph.
1982, c. 30, s. 47; 2006, c. 22, s. 26.
47. The person in charge must, promptly and not later than twenty days from the date the request was received,
(1)  grant access to the document, which may then be accompanied with information on the circumstances in which it was produced;
(2)  inform the applicant of the special conditions, if any, to which access is subject;
(3)  inform the applicant that the agency is not in possession of the requested document or that full or partial access to the document cannot be granted to him;
(4)  inform the applicant that his request should more appropriately be transferred to another public body or that it concerns a document filed by or for another public body;
(5)  inform the applicant that the existence of the requested information cannot be confirmed;
(6)  inform the applicant that the document concerned is a document to which Chapter II of this Act does not apply by virtue of the second paragraph of section 9;
(7)  inform the applicant that a third person concerned by the request cannot be notified by mail but will be informed by a public notice; or
(8)  inform the applicant that the body is requesting the Commission to disregard the applicant’s request in accordance with section 137.1.
If the request cannot be processed within the time limit provided in the first paragraph without impeding the normal course of operations of the public body, the person in charge may, before the expiry of the time, extend it by not over 10 days. He must then give notice thereof by mail to the applicant within the time limit provided in the first paragraph.
1982, c. 30, s. 47; 2006, c. 22, s. 26.
47. The person in charge must, promptly and not later than twenty days from the date the request was received,
(1)  grant access to the document, which may then be accompanied with information on the circumstances in which it was produced;
(2)  inform the applicant of the special conditions, if any, to which access is subject;
(3)  inform the applicant that the agency is not in possession of the requested document or that full or partial access to the document cannot be granted to him;
(4)  inform the applicant that his request should more appropriately be transferred to another public body or that it concerns a document filed by or for another public body;
(5)  inform the applicant that the existence of the requested information cannot be confirmed; or,
(6)  inform the applicant that the document concerned is a document to which Chapter II of this Act does not apply by virtue of the second paragraph of section 9.
If the request cannot be processed within the time limit provided in the first paragraph without impeding the normal course of operations of the public body, the person in charge may, before the expiry of the time, extend it by not over ten days. He must then give notice thereof by mail to the applicant within the time limit provided in the first paragraph.
1982, c. 30, s. 47.