Reforming FOI : time for a new model?

Lane, Bill & Dickens, Eleanor (2010) Reforming FOI : time for a new model? Australian Institue of Administrative Law Forum, 62(13), pp. 13-29.

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Abstract

The article discusses the recent developments on Freedom of Information or FOI in Queensland. It mentions the recent calls for a new FOI model, pointing to a radical departure from the old FOI template and the emergence of a significantly different FOI regime. Two of these reforms are the Right to Information Bill 2009 or RTI and the Information Privacy Bill 2009 or IP. It also mentions the new FOI Public Interest Test under the RTI Act.

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ID Code: 55575
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: administrative law, freedom of information, right of privacy, public interest law, FOI reforms
ISSN: 1322-9869
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Administrative Law (180103)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Australian Institute of
Administrative Law Inc.
Deposited On: 12 Dec 2012 04:00
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 05:56

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