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Northern Territory Auditor‑General's Office

Auditing for Parliament


Public Information Act 2010 Referral

The Auditor‑General also has obligations under the Public Information Act 2010, upon receipt of a written request of a Member of the Legislative Assembly, to conduct a review of information provided to the public to determine whether or not the Act has been contravened.

Following review of the information, the Auditor‑General issues a preliminary decision to the public authority that gave the relevant public information. When preparing the report about the review, the Auditor‑General takes into consideration any comments provided by the public authority following the preliminary decision. The reports on referrals are included in reports to the Legislative Assembly.