and Investments Commission
Level 7, 120 Col ins Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
GPO Box 9827,
Melbourne VIC 3001
Tel: +61 1300 935 075
Fax: +61 1300 729 000
8 October 2018
Mr Phil ip Sweeney
By email – [FOI #4783 email]
Dear Mr Sweeney Freedom of information request – consultation with affected third parties
We refer to your request for access to documents relating to NULIS Nominees
(Australia) Limited under the Freedom of Information Act 1982
), and our
subsequent communications with you to revise your request.
Your revised request is for access to “a letter [from Mr O’Connor] dated 27 December
2017… to Nicole Smith, the then Chairman of NULIS for copies of Deeds of the fund in
which Mr O’Connor has a beneficial interest.”
As your request covers documents which contain another individual’s personal
information, ASIC must consult with that individual under section 27A of the FOI Act
before deciding to release those documents.
For this reason, the period for processing your request has been extended by 30 days
to al ow ASIC to consult with that individual pursuant to subsection 15(6) of the FOI
Act. The processing period for your request wil now end on 7 November 2018
The consultation mechanism under section 27A applies when we believe the
individual (or their representative) may wish to contend that the requested
documents are exempt for reasons of personal privacy. We wil consider any
comments we receive from the individual but the final decision about whether to
grant you access to the documents you requested rests with ASIC.
If you have questions, please contact me on 03 9280 4614 or by email at [email address].
Authorised decision-maker under subsection 23(1) FOI Act
Australian Securities and Investments Commission