I refer to the following request which you have made under the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 and 2003 for records held by this Department/Body.
[Quote request wording here]
IN THE CASE OF A REQUEST FOR NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION USE THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS:
Your request dated [date] and fee of €15 [€10] (delete as applicable) was received by this Department on [date ]. However, this Department does not hold the records which you have sought. We have determined that those records are held by the [Department/Office/Agency] named below:
[name] [address] [contact details / person handling the request]
While the Act requires me to assist with the transferring of requests to the appropriate body, I am unable to do so in this instance, as it is not possible for me to transfer your fee. However, you can confirm your intention to withdraw your request from this Department/Body and I will return your fee. Your may then make a new and separate FOI request to the above [Department/Office/Agency].
IN THE CASE OF A REQUEST FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION USE THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS:
This Department/Body does not hold the records which you have sought. However, we have determined that those records are held by the [Department/Office/Agency] named below:
[name] [address] [contact details / person handling the request
We have transferred your FOI request to [name-address-telephone number] on [x date]. Should you have any queries or concerns, you should get in touch with the contact person named above.