60 Requirement to pay charges

(1) Before an applicant for an access application for a document is given access to the document, the applicant must pay the applicable processing charge and access charge for the application.

(2) An applicant for an access application for a document must pay the applicable processing charge for the application even if—

(a) access to the document is refused under this Act; or

(b) the applicant does not seek to access the document within the access period mentioned in section 69 after a decision is made to give access.