Are the Prime Minster and Cabinets Office a Rogue Agency in relation to the FOI Act?

The Request.

 

 

 

The Refusal.

 

 

 

 

The obligation to answer under the Act, or ability to answer outside of the Act.

 

 

New attempt to evoke an answer. Sent today and once a week for 4 weeks.

4 weeks later after being ignored once a week for 4 weeks.

to FOI

Dear FOI officer One requests a response from your office regarding the FOI request sent to your office regarding this matter.

Your office has the ability to answer outside of the Act, please consider the following Act when acting outside the spirit of the FOI Act and only processing requests under section 15. I also wish to ask you if your staff are acting currently under their code of conduct when ignoring my emails. Im sure your office is aware of the ramifications of unconscionable conduct by operating outside of this code found below. If a response is not received or if your office continues to act in this manner I will be forced to take this to the Federal Court for adjudication. You have an obligation to respond under the FOI Act, and have responsibility to answer under your code of conduct below.

Dont hesitate to call me should you wish to discuss the matter. xxxxxxxxxx.

I look forward to you rectifying this possible oversight.

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE ACT 1999 No. 145, 1999 No. 145, 1999 – SECT 13

The Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct

(1) A Parliamentary Service employee must behave honestly and with integrity in the course of Parliamentary Service employment.
(2) A Parliamentary Service employee must act with care and diligence in the course of Parliamentary Service employment.
(3) A Parliamentary Service employee, when acting in the course of Parliamentary Service employment, must treat everyone with respect and courtesy, and without harassment.
(4) A Parliamentary Service employee, when acting in the course of Parliamentary Service employment, must comply with all applicable Australian laws. For this purpose, Australian law means: (a) any Act (including this Act), or any instrument having effect under an Act; or (b) any law of a State or Territory, including any instrument having effect under such a law.
(5)A Parliamentary Service employee must comply with any lawful and reasonable direction given by someone in the Department in which he or she is employed who has authority to give the direction.
(6) A Parliamentary Service employee must maintain appropriate confidentiality about dealings that the employee has with either House of the Parliament, with any committee of either House, with any joint committee of both Houses, with any Senator or Member of the House of Representatives or with the staff of any Senator or Member.
(7) A Parliamentary Service employee must disclose, and take reasonable steps to avoid, any conflict of interest (real or apparent) in connection with Parliamentary Service employment.
(8) A Parliamentary Service employee must use the resources of the Commonwealth in a proper manner.
(9) A Parliamentary Service employee must not provide false or misleading information in response to a request for information that is made for official purposes in connection with the employee’s Parliamentary Service employment.
(10) A Parliamentary Service employee must not make improper use of: (a)inside information; or (b) the employee’s duties, status, power or authority;in order to gain, or seek to gain, a benefit or advantage for the employee or for anyone else.
(11) A Parliamentary Service employee must at all times behave in a way that upholds the Parliamentary Service Values and the integrity and good reputation of the Parliamentary Service. (12) A Parliamentary Service employee on duty overseas must at all times behave in a way that upholds the good reputation of Australia.
(13) A Parliamentary Service employee must comply with any other conduct requirement that is made by either House of the Parliament or by determinations.

 

 

 

 

The Author received a phone call within 15 minutes of this email being sent, when rogue agencies are aware you are aware of their code of conduct the red carpet is rolled out.

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