Freedom of Information BillPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 6 August 2013
Michelle writes about the major overhaul of Freedom of Information proposed in the new draft legislation and lists some key features of the draft Bill:
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform published the Freedom of Information Bill 2013 on 24 July. This legislation, if enacted, will establish a new FOI system, changing many of the current rules on access to, and management of, information held by public bodies.
Application of FOI will be greatly extended under the proposed legislation, due to the broad definition of 'public bodies', and to section 7 of the Bill, which will give the
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