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Decision Summary

  • Case Ref: FS50266634
  • Date: 11 January 2010
  • Public Authority: Ministry of Justice
  • Summary: The complainant submitted a request for information to the Ministry of Justice (“the MOJ”) and did not receive a response within twenty working days. He then contacted the Commissioner who requested the MOJ to respond within ten working days. The MOJ eventually responded to the complainant by stating that it did not hold the information requested but this was after twenty working days. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MOJ breached section 10(1) of the Freedom of Information Act (“the Act”) by failing to comply with section 1(1) of the Act within twenty working days.
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