BILL NO. 104
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Private Member's Bill
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
First Reading: November 10, 2006
This Bill amends the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to prohibit the disclosure of the identity of an applicant except to the extent necessary to deal with a request for access to a record.
An Act to Amend Chapter 5
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Acts of 1993,
the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act,
to Prohibit the Disclosure of the Identity
of an Applicant for Information
1 Section 7 of Chapter 5 of the Acts of 1993, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as amended by Chapter 11 of the Acts of 1999 (2nd Session), is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following subsection:
(1A) The head of a public body to which a request is made for access to a record, or any officer or employee of the public body, shall not disclose the identity of the applicant to any person except to the extent that disclosure is necessary for the request to be dealt with in accordance with this Act.
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