Non Sexist Language
We note that the explanatory note states, "the right of the individual to have his or her personal information ..." (emphasis added). The use of this non-sexist language is very welcome.
The definition of "government organization" in section 1 implicitly excludes municipalities. Municipalities should definitely be covered by the Act.
Extending the Time Limit for Responding
Section 11 allows the head of a government organization to extend the time limit for responding to a request in certain enumerated situations. The problem is that the section does not specify that the extension may not exceed whatever period of time is necessary for the stated purposes...