21 Requirement for publication scheme

(1) An agency, other than an excluded entity, must publish a scheme (a publication scheme) setting out—

(a) the classes of information that the agency has available; and

(b) the terms on which it will make the information available, including any charges.

(2) However, an agency (the relevant agency) may comply with subsection (1) if another agency publishes a scheme setting out—

(a) the classes of information that the relevant agency has available; and

(b) the terms on which the relevant agency or other agency will make the information available, including any charges.

(3) An agency publishing a publication scheme must ensure that the publication scheme complies with any guidelines about publication schemes published by the Minister on the Minister's website.

(4) Without limiting subsection (3), the Minister may make guidelines about a publication scheme of the Brisbane City Council requiring the scheme to set out that the council has available information of or about the council's Establishment and Coordination Committee.

(5) In this section—

excluded entity means a prescribed entity under section 16.