Administrative arrangements and/or measures with Nauru

Dan West made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

The request was refused by Department of Home Affairs.

From: Dan West

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

I hereby would like to request any administrative measures and/or arrangements between Australia and Nauru relating to the "Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Nauru and the Commonwealth of Australia, relating to the transfer to and assessment of persons in Nauru, and related issues", signed and entered into force 3 August 2013, and the "Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Nauru and the Commonwealth of Australia, relating to the transfer to and assessment of persons in Nauru, and related issues", signed and entered into force 29 August 2012.

Please note that this e-mail address is a valid e-mail address for FOI purposes.

Yours faithfully,

Dan West

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Attachment FA 17 04 00614 Acknowledgement Letter 1.pdf
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Our references: FA 17/04/00614; ADF2017/41943

 

Dear Mr West

 

Please find attached the acknowledgement of receipt for your recent FOI
Request.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Karen Chapman

FOI Officer / Freedom of Information Section

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

 

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From: Dan West

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Dear FOI,

I kindly would like to remind you of my FOI request relating to Administrative Arrangements and/or Measures with Nauru. By law, I should normally have received a response by May 19, 2017. I look forward to your prompt response to my FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

Dan West

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Dear Mr West

Thank you for your email. Your FOI request is progressing, unfortunately I am unable to give you a timeframe for the response at this stage. I apologise for the delay in processing your request.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further enquiries.

Regards

Renata Buchanan
Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information, Privacy & Records Management Branch Corporate Services Division | Corporate Group Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Email: [email address]

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From: Dan West

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Dear ms. Buchanan,

Thank you for your response and for informing me that my FOI request is progressing. By law, however, a response is due within one month. Since the time frame has not been extended, I would like to inquire what the reason for delay is and - given that you are not able to give me a time frame - whether you can keep me updated on a weekly basis as to the progress of my request.

Thank you in advance,

Yours sincerely,

Dan West

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Dear Mr West

Thank you for your follow up email.

The Department has seen a significant increase in the number of FOI requests received by this agency. As a result there are expected delays involved with the processing of FOI requests at the present time. Generally, requests will be processed in the order that they are received. The Department will endeavour to finalise your request as quickly as possible.

I can confirm I am still working on your case and will endeavour to finalise it as soon as possible.

Many thanks

Renata Buchanan
Freedom of Information Section
Freedom of Information, Privacy & Records Management Branch Corporate Services Division | Corporate Group Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Email: [email address]

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Attachment FA 170400614 letter and decision record.pdf
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Our references: FA 17/04/00614; ADF2017/41943

 

Dear Mr West,

 

I refer to your FOI request received on 19 April 2017, seeking access to
the following:

 

Any administrative measures and/or arrangements between Australia and
Nauru relating to the "Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of
Nauru and the Commonwealth of Australia, relating to the transfer to and
assessment of persons in Nauru, and related issues", signed and entered
into force 3 August 2013, and the "Memorandum of Understanding between the
Republic of Nauru and the Commonwealth of Australia, relating to the
transfer to and assessment of persons in Nauru, and related issues",
signed and entered into force 29 August 2012.

 

The Department has made a decision on this request. Please see attached
the signed decision letter, decision record and schedule of documents.

 

This request has now been closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Renata Buchanan

Freedom of Information Section

Freedom of Information, Privacy & Records Management Branch

Corporate Services Division | Corporate Group

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Email: [email address]

 

 

 

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James Henstridge left an annotation ()

This request was referenced in the following Guardian article:

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-ne...

Apparently the requested document was tabled in federal court.

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