User Fees, Regulatory Charges and External Fees

Reporting on the User Fees Act
General and Financial Information by Fee

  1. Fee name: Fees for processing requests filed under the Access to Information Act
  2. Fee type: Other products and services
  3. Fee-setting authority: Access to Information Act
  4. Year introduced: 1988
  5. Year last amended: 1992
  6. Performance standard : A response is provided within 30 days following receipt of a request; the response time may be extended under section 9 of the Access to Information Act.
  7. Performance results: The agency responded within the legislated deadline in 88% of cases. The remaining requests were completed within 31 to 60 days.
  8. Other information: Under the Access to Information Act, fees under $25 may be waived when deemed to be in the public interest. Fees waived in 2014–15 were $1,028.

*Includes cases where a Notice of Extension is sent to the requester within 30 days of receipt of the request.

Financial Information, 2014–15 (dollars)

Forecast revenue Actual revenue Full cost
N/A 80,000 124,116

Financial Information, 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18 (dollars)

Planning year Forecast revenue Estimated full cost
2015–16 150.00 128,000
2015–16 150.00 151,600
2016–17 150.00 155,000
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