What can I request?
How do I know if you are the right agency?
How long will it take?
What does it cost?
How do I change my request?
Can I request information in a specific format?
What if I’m not satisfied?
How Police will respond to an Official Information Act request
What happens if you are not the right agency?
What if you don’t understand my request?
How do you make a decision on a request?
When will you refuse a request or withhold information?
- Official Information Act 1982 legislation
- Ombudsman’s Official Information legislation guides
- Directory of Official Information
The Directory of Official Information gives a detailed picture of the structure of central Government departments and organisations, and may help you find out exactly where your request for information should be made.
Ready to make your request?