This appeal was received pursuant to subsection 50(1) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1987, (the "Act") which gives a person who has made a request for access to a record under subsection 24(1) a right to appeal any decision of a head under the Act to the Information and Privacy Commissioner.
The facts of this case and the procedures employed in making this Order are as follows:
1. On December 20, 1988, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the "institution") received a request from the appellant for documents relating to the job competition for the position of Director of Policy and Research for the institution (Competition #MCZ-76/88). The appellant asked a number of questions and requested "where no documents exist, please indicate and provide me with what information you have".
The head responded to the request on January 20, 1989.
For ease of reference, the questions and the corresponding responses of the institution are listed below.
Question #1 - A copy of the requirements for the position.
Response: Access is granted to the job description. Copy of said record is enclosed.
Question #2 - The salary range.
Response: Access is granted to a copy of the salary range (AM-22).
Question #3 - Was the position advertised, where and at what cost?
Response: Access is granted to an External Advertising Request form and to the Advertising Cost Statements.