Procedural Instruction Carrier Obligations

Regina Jefferies made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Regina Jefferies

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Under Freedom of Information and in light of the Department's Procedural Instruction regarding Protection Claims at the Border, I request the following information:

Procedural Instruction BC-535 - Carrier Obligations and offences

Yours faithfully,

Regina Jefferies

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FOI Request: FA 19/12/00993
File Number: OBJ2019/62951

Dear Ms Jefferies,

Acknowledgement of Freedom of Information Access request
I refer to your correspondence received on 18 December 2019 seeking access to documents held by the Department of Home Affairs (the Department) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act).

You have requested access to the following:

Procedural Instruction BC-535 - Carrier Obligations and offences

Your request was received by the Department on 18 December 2019 and has been allocated FOI request number FA 19/12/00993 . Please include your FOI request number in all correspondence with the Freedom of Information Section.

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From: Regina Jefferies

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Dear FOI,

I note this request is well overdue. Please provide an update on the status of this request.

Yours sincerely,

Regina Jefferies

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Dear Ms Jefferies

I refer to your request received on 18 December 2019 for access to
documents under the FOI Act.

 

You have requested access to the following:

 

‘Procedural Instruction BC-535 – Carrier Obligations and offences’

 

Publically available information and the operation of section 12 of the FOI Act

Section 12(1)(c) of the FOI Act provides that a person is not entitled to
obtain access to a document for which the agency has made available for
purchase by the public. 

 

Please be advised that BC-535 of the request and related documents are
publicly available through LEGEND at
 [1]https://legend.border.gov.au/migration/2....
Consequently, your request has been considered invalid under section
12(1)(c) of the FOI Act.

 

LEGENDcom is an electronic database of migration and citizenship
legislation and policy documents which is available to members of the
public on a subscription basis. See:
[2]http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/LEGE

 

Please note that should you wish to seek access to documents available
through LEGENDcom you will need to subscribe to gain access.  Details on
how to subscribe are available on the Department’s website.  You may be
able to access LEGENDcom through one of the major libraries in your state
as they may maintain a subscription.  I have attached a document that will
assist you to identify those libraries that may have access to LEGENDcom.

 

Please advise that you wish to withdraw your request or your comments by
COB Thursday, 5 March  2020.

 

Thanks and Regards

 

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Department of Home Affairs

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Dear Ms Jefferies

 

I refer to below email in relation to the above matter.

 

It appears a response has not been received from you. 

 

Please advise if you wish to withdraw your request. If a response is not
received from you by COB Tuesday, 10 March 2020, your request will be
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Dear Ms Jefferies

I refer to your request received on 18 December 2019 for access to
documents under the FOI Act.

 

You have requested access to the following:

 

‘Procedural Instruction BC-535 – Carrier Obligations and offences’

 

Publically available information and the operation of section 12 of the FOI Act

Section 12(1)(c) of the FOI Act provides that a person is not entitled to
obtain access to a document for which the agency has made available for
purchase by the public. 

 

Please be advised that BC-535 of the request and related documents are
publicly available through LEGEND at
 [2]https://legend.border.gov.au/migration/2....
Consequently, your request has been considered invalid under section
12(1)(c) of the FOI Act.

 

LEGENDcom is an electronic database of migration and citizenship
legislation and policy documents which is available to members of the
public on a subscription basis. See:
[3]http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa/LEGE

 

Please note that should you wish to seek access to documents available
through LEGENDcom you will need to subscribe to gain access.  Details on
how to subscribe are available on the Department’s website.  You may be
able to access LEGENDcom through one of the major libraries in your state
as they may maintain a subscription.  I have attached a document that will
assist you to identify those libraries that may have access to LEGENDcom.

 

Please advise that you wish to withdraw your request or your comments by
COB Thursday, 5 March  2020.

 

Thanks and Regards

 

FOI Section

FOI and Records Management Branch

Data Division

Corporate and Enabling Group

Department of Home Affairs

Email: [4][DIBP request email]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From: Regina Jefferies

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for the information. I am happy to withdraw my request.

Yours sincerely,

Regina Jefferies

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Dear Ms Jefferies

Thank you for your response. It has been noted.

Thanks and Regards

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Department of Home Affairs
Email: [DIBP request email]

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