10 June 2020
C.J. Huntley [FYI request #12828 email]
Tēnā koe C.J.
Thank you for your email of 11 May 2020, requesting information about television
channel availability in prisons. Your request has been considered under the Official
Information Act 1982 (OIA).
Corrections needs to extend the timeframe of our response to your request pursuant
to section 15A(1)(b) of the OIA, as consultations necessary to make a decision on
the request are such that a proper response to the request cannot reasonably be
made within the original time limit. Therefore, you can expect to receive a response
to your request by 7 July 2020. If you no longer require this information, please let us
know as soon as possible.
Please be advised that should you have any concerns regarding this extension you
have the right to ask an Ombudsman to investigate our decision to extend the
timeframe. Contact details are: Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box 10152,
Manager Ministerial Services