'Freedom of information
will require us to completely transform how we do things in the public service so that you cannot write anything in cursive on file, because if you do, it can completely compromise the ability of the individuals who have to provide that information to actually get it out and get it to you,' Marshall said, noting some minutes from meetings could be four to five pages long.
Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish Information Commissioner (SIC), who promotes and enforces freedom of information
laws, refused to confirm or deny if any workers had been asked to sign controversial non-disclosure agreements.
The order has its limits, however, and it was not complemented by legislation, with even the President's super majority in the 17th Congress sitting on the Freedom of Information
"Government offices under the Executive Branch, including Government-Owned and/or -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) are all required to disclose information, official records, public records, and documents and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions - as well as government research data used as basis for policy development (Frequently Asked Questions - Freedom of Information
A submission has been made to the public audit and post-legislative scrutiny committee, which is examining the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002.
He also writes a regular series of articles for the Freedom of Information
Journal and has also featured in the Daily Telegraph and Times Higher Education Magazine.
"The Freedom of Information
Officer's Handbook" by Paul Gibbons is a comprehensive guide to FOI and its management.
Government should replace freedom of information
Act 2005 with an effective and robust right to information law.
The memorandum stated that an inter-agency freedom of information
policy exceptions committee was created 'to review the inventory of exceptions under EO No.
'Last month, the Minister had directed the NNPC, Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) and Directorate of Petroleum Resources to supply the information requested by me under the Freedom of Information
Selebi Phikwe West MP, Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse had asked the minister to explain what had been done since government had promised to start the process to enact the freedom of information
There have been attempts over the years to weaken, or even kill, the Freedom of Information
Act - which has often resulted in information being made public that was embarrassing to people in power.