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Dear Therapeutic Goods Administration,

I write requesting copies of the three documents attached to the email from Professor John Skerritt to an unknown recipient with the subject line Nicotine e-cigs and e-cig liquids [SEC=OFFICIAL] and timestamp Thursday, 2 January 2020 10:38:45 AM released as part of FOI 2151 and published online at the following website: https://www.tga.gov.au/sites/default/fil...

According to that email, the three attached documents are entitled:
1. Proposal to prohibit the importation of liquid nicotine clarification for the ABF.docx
2. Proposal to prohibit the importation of liquid nicotine clarification for the ABF.docx
3. DRAFT RIS June04.docx

Yours faithfully,
Mary

TGA FOI, Therapeutic Goods Administration

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Dear Mary,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – NOTIFICATION OF RECEIPT

I am writing to notify you that the Department of Health (Department) has
received your request for access to documents under the Freedom of
Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

I write requesting copies of the three documents attached to the email
from Professor John Skerritt to an unknown recipient with the subject line
Nicotine e-cigs and e-cig liquids [SEC=OFFICIAL] and timestamp Thursday, 2
January 2020 10:38:45 AM released as part of FOI 2151 and published online
at the following website:
[1]https://www.tga.gov.au/sites/default/fil...

 

According to that email, the three attached documents are entitled:

1. Proposal to prohibit the importation of liquid nicotine clarification
for the ABF.docx 2. Proposal to prohibit the importation of liquid
nicotine clarification for the ABF.docx 3. DRAFT RIS June04.docx.

Under section 15(5)(b) of the FOI Act, the agency has 30 calendar days
after the date your request was received in which to provide a decision in
response to your request for access. A decision is currently due on or
before 28 June 2021.

However, where there is requirement to undertake consultation with
affected third parties, this timeframe is extended by a further 30 days.
It may also be extended in certain circumstances, including with your
agreement or where the Department applies to the Office of the Australian
Information Commissioner for an extension.

 

In addition, please note that if the decision maker decides that you are
liable to pay a charge in relation to your request then this timeframe is
extended pending payment of a deposit. You will be notified by the
Department if you are liable to pay a charge and/or if third party
consultation is required.

If you have any queries, please contact the FOI team on (02) 6289 4630, or
via email at [2][email address].

Kind regards

David

 

Freedom of Information

David | Karen | Tara | Cindy |Christina

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Therapeutic Goods Administration

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 4630 | E: [4][email address]

PO Box 100, Woden ACT 2606, Australia

Web: [5]www.tga.gov.au

 

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Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee
and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are
not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination
of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you receive this
transmission in error please notify the author immediately and delete all
copies of this transmission.

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present. 

 

 

 

"Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the
addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. 
If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or
dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited.  If you
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TGA FOI, Therapeutic Goods Administration

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Dear Ms Montagu

 

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of
Information request.

 

Consultation

Accordingly, under section 15(6) of the FOI Act, and upon payment of a
deposit, the timeframe for processing your request will be extended by 30
days to allow the consultation process to be conducted.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI Team.

 

Kind regards

Karen

 

Freedom of Information

David | Karen | Tara | Cindy |Christina

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Therapeutic Goods Administration

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 4630 | E: [2][email address]

PO Box 100, Woden ACT 2606, Australia

Web: [3]www.tga.gov.au

 

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Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee
and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are
not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination
of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you receive this
transmission in error please notify the author immediately and delete all
copies of this transmission.

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present. 

 

 

"Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the
addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. 
If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or
dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited.  If you
receive this transmission in error please notify the author immediately
and delete all copies of this transmission."

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TGA FOI, Therapeutic Goods Administration

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Good afternoon Ms Montagu,

 

I refer to previous correspondence below in relation to your request.

 

As we have not had a response to our Estimate of charges letter dated 18
June 2021 (attached), in accordance with paragraph 29(1)(g) of the FOI
Act, your request is now taken to have been withdrawn.

 

Regards

David 

 

Freedom of Information

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 4630 | E: [1][email address]

PO Box 100, Woden ACT 2606, Australia

Web: [2]www.tga.gov.au

 

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Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee
and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are
not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination
of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you receive this
transmission in error please notify the author immediately and delete all
copies of this transmission.

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present.

 

From: TGA FOI <[email address]>
Sent: Friday, 18 June 2021 4:23 PM
To: '[FOI #7358 email]'
<[FOI #7358 email]>
Cc: TGA FOI <[email address]>
Subject: FOI 2433 - Notice of Estimate of Charges [SEC=OFFICIAL]

 

Dear Ms Montagu

 

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of
Information request.

 

Consultation

Accordingly, under section 15(6) of the FOI Act, and upon payment of a
deposit, the timeframe for processing your request will be extended by 30
days to allow the consultation process to be conducted.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI Team.

 

Kind regards

Karen

 

Freedom of Information

David | Karen | Tara | Cindy |Christina

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Australian Government Department of Health

T: 02 6289 4630 | E: [6][email address]

PO Box 100, Woden ACT 2606, Australia

Web: [7]www.tga.gov.au

 

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Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the addressee
and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. If you are
not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or dissemination
of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you receive this
transmission in error please notify the author immediately and delete all
copies of this transmission.

 

The Department of Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of
Australia and their continued connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to all Elders past and present. 

 

 

"Important: This transmission is intended only for the use of the
addressee and may contain confidential or legally privileged information. 
If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use or
dissemination of this communication is strictly prohibited.  If you
receive this transmission in error please notify the author immediately
and delete all copies of this transmission."

References

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2. http://www.tga.gov.au/
3. https://www.facebook.com/TGAgovau/
4. https://twitter.com/TGAgovau
5. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCem9INJ...
6. mailto:[email address]
7. http://www.tga.gov.au/
8. https://www.facebook.com/TGAgovau/
9. https://twitter.com/TGAgovau
10. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCem9INJ...

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