Definitions of Dispositions

These definitions provide a brief explanation of the Status of Completed Request.

All disclosed:
All the records relevant to the request were disclosed to the applicant (i.e., without the application of any exemptions or exclusions).
Disclosed in part:
Only a portion of the information requested was disclosed because the remainder was exempt and/or excluded. For example, exemptions may be applied to personal information or information related to advice or recommendations developed by or for a government institution. Excluded information would include publicly available information or Confidences of the Queen’s Privy Council. Excluded information is addressed in sections 68 and 69 of the Access to Information Act. The Access to Information Act does not apply to published material or material available for purchase by the public.
All exempted:
No information was disclosed because all of the information requested qualified for exemption. For example, exemptions may be applied to personal information or information related to advice or recommendations developed by or for a government institution.
All excluded:
No information was disclosed because all of the information requested qualified for exclusion. Excluded information would include publicly available information or Confidences of the Queen’s Privy Council. The Access to Information Act does not apply to published material or material available for purchase by the public.
No records exist:
The request provided sufficient information to identify the specific information sought but no relevant records were found.
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