“document means any record of information”
The FOI Act does not contain an exhaustive definition of what constitutes a 'document'. However, section 4 states that a 'document' includes:
Understand the scope of the FOI Request:
Documents can include minutes, submissions, files, emails, post it notes, diaries, notebooks, reports, computer print outs, tapes or disks, text messages, maps, plans, photographs, microfiche, tape recordings, films, videotapes and metadata.
Drafts are included within the FOI Act and need to be considered if within the scope of the request.