103 Requiring information, documents and attendance

(1) If the information commissioner has reason to believe that a person has information or a document relevant to an external review, the commissioner may give to the person a written notice requiring the person—

(a) to give the information to the commissioner in writing signed by the person or, in the case of a corporation, by an officer of the corporation; or

(b) to produce the document to the commissioner.

(2) The notice must state—

(a) the place at which the information or document must be given or produced to the commissioner; and

(b) a reasonable time at which, or a reasonable period within which, the information or document must be given or produced.

(3) If the commissioner has reason to believe that a person has information relevant to an external review, the commissioner may give to the person a written notice requiring the person to attend before the commissioner at a reasonable time and place specified in the notice to answer questions relevant to the external review.

Note—

A person must not fail to comply with the notice—see section 178.