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- Act 70 of 2009
- Royal Assent 7 December 2009


           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Object of Act
   4.      Act binds Crown
   5.      Interpretation
   6.      Exclusions of certain persons or bodies

   PART 2 - Right to Information Division 1 - General right to

   7.      Right to information
   8.      Persons entitled to some information provided to public authority by
           funded private organisation
   9.      Persons not entitled to apply for certain information already
           otherwise available
   10.     Electronic information
   11.     Information held by Archives Office
   12.     Information to be provided apart from Act

           Division 2 - Process for assessed disclosure of information

   13.     Application for assessed disclosure of information
   14.     Transfer of applications
   15.     Time within which applications for assessed disclosure of information
           are to be decided
   16.     Charges for information
   17.     Deferment of provision of information
   18.     Provision of information
   19.     Requests may be refused if resources unreasonably diverted
   20.     Repeat or vexatious applications may be refused
   21.     Decision to be made on behalf of public authority by authorised
   22.     Reasons to be given
   23.     Other responsibilities of principal officer
   24.     Principal officer or Minister may delegate his or her functions

   PART 3 - Exempt Information Division 1 - Exemptions not subject to
   public interest test

   25.     Executive Council information
   26.     Cabinet information
   27.     Internal briefing information of a Minister
   28.     Information not relating to official business
   29.     Information affecting national or state security, defence or
           international relations
   30.     Information relating to enforcement of the law
   31.     Legal professional privilege
   32.     Information related to closed meetings of council

           Division 2 - Exemptions subject to public interest test

   33.     Public interest test
   34.     Information communicated by other jurisdictions
   35.     Internal deliberative information
   36.     Personal information of person
   37.     Information relating to business affairs of third party
   38.     Information relating to business affairs of public authority
   39.     Information obtained in confidence
   40.     Information on procedures and criteria used in certain negotiations
           of public authority
   41.     Information likely to affect State economy
   42.     Information likely to affect cultural, heritage and natural resources
           of the State

   PART 4 - Review of Decisions

   43.     Internal review
   44.     Application for external review
   45.     Other applications for review
   46.     Review where decisions delayed
   47.     Powers of Ombudsman
   48.     Decisions of Ombudsman

   PART 5 - Miscellaneous

   49.     Guidelines and advice
   50.     Offences
   51.     Protection against actions for defamation or breach of confidence
   52.     Protection in respect of criminal offences under other Acts
   53.     Reporting
   54.     Regulations
   55.     Administration of Act
   56.     Legislation repealed
   57.     Legislation rescinded
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5

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