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Longer Extensions Form

Under FIPPA subsection 15(1), a public body may extend the 30-day time limit to respond to an access application for up to an additional 30 days, or for a longer period if the ombudsman agrees. If the public body has determined that responding to the request will require more than a total of 60 days, the public body may ask the ombudsman for a longer extension by submitting this form.

Submissions made with less than three business days prior to the expiry of the public body's time limit for responding may not be considered. Submissions received after the public body's time limit has expired will not be considered.

If you have any questions about completing the form, please review our practice note Making a Submission to the Ombudsman for an Extension Longer Than 30 Days Under FIPPA or contact us at 204-982-9130 or toll free at 1-800-665-0531.

You will have the opportunity to print a copy of the completed form for your records after you click the submit button.

A fillable Word and a fillable pdf version of the form is also available (if the pdf file does not open in your browser, right click on the link, save the file to your computer and open it with Adobe Acrobat or Reader).