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
30 November 2018
Mr Phil ip Sweeney
By email – [FOI #4783 email]
Dear Mr Sweeney Freedom of information request – request for supporting evidence
We refer to your email dated 26 November 2018 in which you requested a waiver of
the charge pursuant to section 29(5)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982
), on the grounds payment of the charge would cause you financial hardship.
Please provide evidence of financial hardship to support your claim for waiver.
To assist you in providing evidence, you may wish to refer to the fol owing Office of
the Australian Information Commissioner website resources and guidelines:
Fact Sheet 7: Freedom of information - charges
FOI guidelines: Part 4 – Charges for providing access
We must notify you of our decision with respect to your waiver request within 30 days,
being the 26 December 2018. Given that 26 December 2018 is a public holiday, and
in anticipation of ASIC’s shutdown period between Christmas and New Year, we
intend to make our decision by 7 December 2018.
For this reason, we request you provide supporting evidence by 5 December 2018
to [email address].
If we do not receive supporting evidence from you, we
may make a decision about the charge and notify you on 7 December 2018.
If you have questions or wish to discuss this letter with us, 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