Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1993 (a.k.a. "FOIPOP")
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner: https://oipc.novascotia.ca/
Access to Records
Excerpted from FOIPOP Act: Section 6 "Procedure for obtaining access"
6. (1) A person may obtain access to a record by:
(a) Making a request in writing to the public body that has the custody or control of the record;
(b) Specifying the subject matter of the record requested with specific particulars to enable an individual familiar with the subject matter to identify the record; and
(c) Paying any fees required pursuant to Section 11.
Excerpted from FOIPOP Act: Section 11 "Fees"
11 (2) The head of a public body may require an applicant who makes a request pursuant to Section 6 to pay to the public body fees for the following services:
(a) locating, retrieving and producing the record;
(b) preparing the record for disclosure;
(c) shipping and handling the record;
(d) providing a copy of the record
11 (3) An applicant is not required pursuant to subsection (2) to pay a fee for the first two hours spent locating and retrieving a record.
The head of the public body shall give the applicant an estimate of the total fee before providing the services.