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Freedom of Information: What you need to know (eBook)

Freedom of Information: What you need to know (eBook)

Cremean, D, 2015

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Freedom of Information: What you need to know provides an introductory look at FOI in Australia. This text will give you practical, in-depth assistance and will guide you through both Commonwealth and state legislation on freedom of information.

 

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With comprehensive commentary by Dr Damien Cremean, followed by Forms and Precedents, Freedom of Information Act 1982 and Part 5 of the Freedom of Information Guidelines, Freedom of Information: What you need to know is an indispensable reference for all those employed in an FOI capacity, including; Government Departments, Unions, Universities and Statutory Bodies.

 

Features

     •     detailed and comprehensive commentary
     •     quick reference to the current law and exemptions
     •     up to date commentary including recent case law developments

 

Related Titles

LexisNexis Legislation Series: Intellectual Property Collection 2014
Paterson, Freedom of Information and Privacy in Australia: Information Access 2.0, 2nd edition, 2015 (forthcoming)
Stewart et al , Intellectual Property in Australia, 5th edition, 2014

 

This review was first published in the Law Institute Journal Vol 89.08 October 2015

Author

Dr Damien Cremean was admitted to the Victoria Bar in 1976 having graduated with First Class Honours LLB from Melbourne University in 1974. In 1981 he completed his PhD (Monash University) on “Jurisdiction in Admiralty in Australia”. In 1983 he was appointed a Senior Law Reform Officer of the Australian Law Reform Commission (chaired then by Justice Michael Kirby) working on the Admiralty reference. As a result of the Commission’s work the Australian Admiralty Act 1988 was passed. Dr Cremean is a Founder of FOI Results and Barrister; he is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Queensland and former Deputy President of VCAT.

Table of Contents

Part 1 – Commentary
Overview
Chapter 1     Introduction to Freedom of Information and Outline of Relevant Legislation
Chapter 2     Seeking Access under Freedom of Information Legislation
Chapter 3     Giving Access under Freedom of Information Legislation
Chapter 4     Exceptions to Access under Freedom of Information Legislation
Chapter 5     Amendment of Records under Freedom of Information Legislation
Chapter 6     Reviews and Appeals under Freedom of Information Legislation

Part 2 – Forms and Precedents
Precedent 1     Request for access under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth)
Precedent 2     Refusual of FOI Access Request for Practical Refusal Reason
Precedent 3     Refusal of FOI Access in Case of Internal Working Document
Precedent 4    Application for Amendment of Personal Records under Freedom of Information 1982 (Cth)
Precedent 5     Application for Internal Review of FOI Access Refusal Decision
Precedent 6    Application for IC Review of FOI Access Refusal Decision
Precedent 7     Application for Tribunal Review of FOI Access Refusal Decision
Precedent 8     Appeal to the Federal Court Against IC Review of FOI Access Refusal Decision

Part 3 – Freedom of Information Act 1982

Part 4 – Freedom of Information Guidelines

Part 5 – Exemptions

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