Reporting on the Legal Services Directions
The request was refused by Australian Border Force.
From: Charles Powers
Dear Australian Border Force,
I would like all reports given to the Attorney-General, Attorney-General's Department or Office of Legal Services Coordination regarding compliance with the Legal Services Directions, including but not limited to annual compliance certificates, for the period 1 July 2015 to present.
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Australian Border Force
Good morning Mr Powers
I refer to your email below, addressed to the Australian Border Force (ABF). I note that you have submitted a duplicated request addressed to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
On 1 July 2015, the functions of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service were integrated into a new Department. The ABF was established as the new front-line operational agency within the Department. The ABF does not exist as a separate entity for the purposes of the FOI Act, and any requests addressed to ABF are requests for records held by the Department
As such, your request below is regarded as a duplicate, and will not be registered separately to the request addressed to the Department.
With kind regards
Acting Assistant Director, Freedom of Information Section
FOI, Privacy and Records Management Branch
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
E: [ABF request email]