12. The responsible minister or body, if of the opinion that all the conditions for the issue of a document are met, issues the document to the applicant. However, the content of the document may differ from what is applied for if an assessment of the applicable facts and parameters so warrants.
If the application is denied, or if the content of the issued document differs from what was applied for, the responsible minister or body must notify the applicant of the decision in writing, giving the reasons on which it is based, and inform the applicant of the right to apply for a review of the decision within the time specified in section 23. If the application was made in respect of an individual described in paragraph 2 of section 8, the responsible minister or body must also, except for the purposes of Chapter III of Schedule E, send the individual a copy of the notice.