Freedom of Information Amendment Bill 2007

Bill No.191

SynopsisThe Bill's purpose is to ensure that the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (the FOI Act) remains an effective tool in ensuring open and accountable government, by providing an effective regime for access to the information held by government.

The Bill includes amendments -
  • relating to access to documents under the FOI Act;
  • relating to the determination of complaints;
  • relating to the ongoing review of the FOI Act and its operation; and
  • which address practical problems relating to the operation of the FOI Act, and which are intended to enhance the effective operation of the FOI Act.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 12/04/2007
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/28/2007  
First Reading 03/28/2007  
Second Reading 03/28/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/28/2007  
Third Reading 11/28/2007  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/04/2007  
First Reading 12/04/2007  
Second Reading 12/04/2007  
Second Reading Speech