FOI Delegations

Ben Fairless made this Freedom of Information request to Minister's Dementia Advisory Group

The request was successful.

From: Ben Fairless

Delivered

Dear Minister's Dementia Advisory Group,

Under section 23 of the Freedom of Information Act, the principal officer or minister can make arrangements to give their decision making powers to others.

I'm hoping you can provide me with a copy of the current arrangements if possible.

If it helps, I'm happy for you to process this request under "administrative release" (https://www.oaic.gov.au/freedom-of-infor.... This would reduce the cost and time required to make a formal decision.

That said, I understand sometimes you want the request to be formal. If you won't process it informally, please process my request for the document as a formal FOI Request.

Please note - While I volunteer for Right to Know, this request is made in a personal capacity and not on behalf of Right to Know.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Fairless

Link to this

From: FOI
Minister's Dementia Advisory Group


Attachment image001.png
1K Download

Attachment Instrument of Authorisation Secretary Freedom of Information Act 1982.pdf
137K Download View as HTML


Dear Mr Fairless

 

Background

I refer to four requests from you, received on 14 November 2018,
regarding:

 

1.       The Department of Health

2.       Australian Community Pharmacy Authority

3.       Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and
Sexually Transmissible Infections

4.       Minister’s Dementia Advisory Group

 

In each of those requests, you sought a copy of the current arrangements
pursuant to s 23 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

 

Administrative release

You indicated that you were happy for each request to be processed under
‘administrative release’.

 

S 23 arrangement

Please find attached a copy of the instrument of authorisation, by the
Secretary of the Department of Health (the Department), under s 23(1) of
the FOI Act. This is the applicable instrument in relation to the
Department of Health, the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority (ACPA),
and the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually
Transmissible Infections (MACBBVSTI).

 

The Minister’s Dementia Advisory Group ceased to exist on 30 November
2013.

 

 

Kind regards,
Nicole

FOI Unit

[1]cid:image002.png@01D152AA.D704F7C0

Legal Advice & Legislation Branch

Legal & Assurance Division

Australian Government Department of Health

T: (02) 6289 1666 | E: [2][Minister's Dementia Advisory Group request email]

 

PO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the traditional owners of country
throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and
community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders
both past and present.

 

If you receive this email in error, please delete it and contact the
sender immediately.

 

 

show quoted sections

Link to this

Things to do with this request

Anyone:
Minister's Dementia Advisory Group only: