In Order F14-32 it was held that the Ministry was not authorized to sever and withhold portions of responsive records on the basis that those portions were “out of scope of request”. The Ministry sought a reconsideration of Order F14-32 on that issue. FIPPA does not authorize the Ministry to withhold portions of responsive records on the basis that they are outside the scope of the applicant’s request. It is ordered to consider the request as it relates to those portions and disclose them except with respect to information to which exceptions to disclosure set out in Division 2 of Part 2 of FIPPA apply.
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