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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50257189
  • Date: 28 October 2009
  • Public Authority: Ministry of Justice
  • Summary: The complainant requested information from the public authority and did not receive a response within 20 working days. Following the complaint made to the Information Commissioner the public authority was instructed to respond to the complainant within ten working days of receipt of the Commissioner’s letter. The complainant later confirmed to the Commissioner that no response had been received from the public authority within the ten working days. The public authority eventually responded to the complainant stating that no information was held in relation to the request. The Commissioner has found that, in not providing a response until five months after the request was made, the public authority has breached section 10 of the Act.
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