THE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT, 2016 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section Title PART I PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. Short title and commencement. Application. Interpretation. Objectives of the Act. PART II RIGHT TO INFORMATION 5. 6. Right to information. Exempt information. PART III ACCESS TO INFORMATION (a) Obligation to provide information 7. 8. 9. Appointment of information officers. Obligation to keep information. Obligation to publish certain information. (b) 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Procedure for access to information Application for access to information. Notice where access to information is requested. Access to documents other than under this Act. Transfer of request. Refusal of request. Notice to third parties. Deferral of access. Means of accessing information. Use of information.