If your request is refused, the authority to which you have applied is required to notify you in writing. This letter should include:
• The reason(s) for refusal. This should show the relationship between the specifics of your request and the legislation that supports the refusal.
• The name and designation of the person who has given the decision to refuse your application (the decision maker).
• Notification of your right to complain to the Ombudsman and/or apply to the High Court for judicial review of the refusal, and the time within which this application for review is to be made.