52 Application outside scope of Act

(1) This section applies if—

(a) a person purports to make an application under this chapter to an entity for access to or to amend a document; and

(b) the entity decides the application is outside the scope of this Act for 1 or more of the following reasons—

(i) the document is not a document of an agency, or a document of a Minister, for this chapter;

(ii) the entity is not an agency for this chapter;

(iii) the application is made to the information commissioner, RTI commissioner or privacy commissioner.

(2) Within 10 business days after the purported application is received, the entity must give prescribed written notice to the applicant of the decision.