Decision to consider an application abandoned
2017, c.31, s.13
If the head of the public body sends the applicant a written request for clarification or a written request to pay or agree to pay a fee for access to a record and the applicant does not respond to the request within 20 business days after receiving the request, the head of the public body may consider the request for access to be abandoned.
If the head of the public body decides to consider the request to be abandoned under subsection (1), the head shall notify the applicant in writing of his or her right to file a complaint with the Ombud with respect to the decision.
2017, c.31, s.14; 2019, c.19, s.6