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Bill C-278

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This enactment amends the Access to Information Act to provide that, if a request for access to a record under that Act is still outstanding one hundred days after the request is received, the head of the government institution to which the request was made shall send a report to the person who made the request and to the Information Commissioner, setting out a full explanation of the delay and the projected completion date. The information provided shall be included in the Information Commissioner’s annual report to Parliament.

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