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Ben Fairless made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources as part of a batch sent to 166 authorities

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

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" ( 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

Freedom of Information, Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources

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Good afternoon Mr Fairless,

We refer to your email below of 14 November 2018.

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has agreed that the documents you have sought can be released under Administrative Access.

Please find attached the Approval under subsection 23 of the FOI Act, as requested.

Kind regards

FOI team
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