The IPC has prepared a series of toolkits for new freedom of information co-ordinators:

Basic Tool Kit for New Co-ordinators

Here is a link to the IPC’s Code of Procedure & Practice Directions for appeals under the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act
and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Code of Procedure contains the necessary information relating to the appeal process, from intake to mediation and all necessary steps taken until the process is complete.

It contains definitions, links to practice directions and much more support information to assist co-ordinators of freedom of information and privacy.

The following documents are also available:

The Appeal Process and Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner;

The Appeal Process Flow Chart;

Practice Direction #1 - Providing records to the IPC during an appeal;

Mediation of Appeals Overview.

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