Overview of section 26 RTI Act

Section summary

An access application may not be made or transferred to the Information Commissioner, the RTI Commissioner or the Privacy Commissioner.

Other relevant RTI/IP Act sections

Section 46 IP Act
Section 46 of the IP Act replicates section 26 of the RTI Act.

Section 24 RTI Act
Access applications for documents of an agency or a Minister must be made to the relevant agency or Minister.

Section 32 RTI Act
An access application is outside the scope of the RTI Act if is made to the Information Commissioner, RTI Commissioner or Privacy Commissioner.

Last updated: March 16, 2012