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2015–16 Departmental Performance Report

User Fee Reporting

The Elections Canada website contains the organization’s most recent audited financial statements, the Statement of Management Responsibility Including Internal Control over Financial Reporting, and the corresponding annex on the development and assessment of the agency’s system of internal controls.

General Information
User fee Fees for the processing of requests under the Access to Information Act
Fee type Other products and services
Fee-setting authority Access to Information Act
Year introduced 1988
Year last amended 1992
Performance standard A response is provided within 30 days following receipt of a request. The response time may be extended under section 9 of the Access to Information Act.
Performance results Elections Canada responded to 54% of requests within 30 days, 9% within 31 to 60 days, 26% within 61 to 120 days, 6% within 121 to 365 days, and 5% after more than 365 days.*
Other information Under the Access to Information Act, fees under $25 may be waived when this is deemed to be in the public interest. Fees waived during 2015–16 totalled $10.

*Includes cases where a notice of extension is sent to the requester within 30 days of receipt of the request.

Financial Information, 2015–16 (dollars)
Forecast revenue Actual revenue Full cost
200 230 179,106

Financial Information, 2016–17, 2017–18 and 2018–19 (dollars)
Planning year Forecast revenue Estimated Full cost
2016–17 220 179,106
2017–18 220 179,106
2018–19 220 179,106