User Fees

General and financial information by fee – Access to Information Act
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 68% of cases.* The remaining requests were responded to within 31 to 180+ 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 2016-2017 totalled $314.

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

Financial information, 2016-17 (dollars)
Forecast revenue Actual revenue Full cost
3,000 1,845 564,163

Financial information, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20
Planning year Forecast revenue Estimated full cost
2017-18 2,500 1,250,000
2018-19 2,500 1,250,000
2019-20 2,500 1,250,000
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