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The Law of Freedom of Information: First Cumulative Supplement

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This supplement to The Law of Freedom of Information covers all of the key developments in the subject up to June 2005, and is an essential purchase for all who have already bought the main work. It includes full analysis of the guidance issued by the Department for Constitutional Affairs in October 2004 and the current awareness guidance and policy development documents issued by the Information Commissioner. The authors also examine the first decisions of the Commissioner and the decisions of the Ombudsman including her ruling on the disclosure of the advice given by the Attorney General on the legality of the war with Iraq. In addition, the supplement covers recent decisions from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Ireland, as well as UK decisions on data protection and confidentiality.

The supplement and the main work are also available as a pack (ISBN 0199288054: $350.00).

Synopsis:

This supplement to The Law of Freedom of Information covers all of the key developments in the subject up to June 2005, and is an essential purchase for all who have already bought the main work. It includes full analysis of the guidance issued by the Department for Constitutional Affairs in

October 2004 and the current awareness guidance and policy development documents issued by the Information Commissioner. The authors also examine the first decisions of the Commissioner and the decisions of the Ombudsman including her ruling on the disclosure of the advice given by the Attorney

General on the legality of the war with Iraq. In addition, the supplement covers recent decisions from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Ireland, as well as UK decisions on data protection and confidentiality.

The supplement and the main work are also available as a pack (ISBN 0199288054: $350.00).

About the Author

John Macdonald QC is a leading public law silk and high profile campaigner for freedom of information and human rights legislation.

Table of Contents

A. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

1. The Historical Background

2. The Debate in Parliament

3. An Overview

B. THE PRESENT

4. Freedom of Information until January 2005

C. THE STATUTORY SCHEME

5. Access to Information Held by Public Authorities

6. Exempt Information

7. Enforcement

8. Historical Records

D. A COMPARATIVE VIEW

9. A Comparison with Freedom of Information Elsewhere

E. RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER STATUTES

10. Data Protection

11. Medical Records

12. Secrecy

13. Whistle-Blowing

14. Money Laundering

15. Local Government

16. The Environment and Other Statutes

F. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND THE COMMERCIAL WORLD

17. Implications for Business

18. Freedom of Information in Commercial Disputes

19. The Internet

G. PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS

20. Privacy and Confidentiality

21. The Human Rights Act 1998

H. DEVOLUTION

22. Scotland

23. Wales and Northern Ireland

I. THE EUROPEAN UNION AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD

24. The European Union

25. The Right to Know in Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden and the United States

J. THE FUTURE

26. The Future

FIRST CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENT

The Supplement follows the same structure as the main work, with each contributor providing updates to their chapter(s), carefully referenced to the relevant paragraph of the main work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199288069
Editor:
MacDonald, John
Editor:
Jones, Clive H.
Editor:
MacDonald, John
Editor:
Jones, Clive H.
Author:
null, Colin
Author:
Crail, Ross
Author:
null, John
Author:
MacDonald, John
Author:
null, Ross
Author:
Colin Braham
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Subject:
Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Subject:
Law | Administrative Law
Subject:
Public
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Law-Citizenship
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
294
Dimensions:
6.69x9.60x.62 in. 1.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This supplement to The Law of Freedom of Information covers all of the key developments in the subject up to June 2005, and is an essential purchase for all who have already bought the main work. It includes full analysis of the guidance issued by the Department for Constitutional Affairs in

October 2004 and the current awareness guidance and policy development documents issued by the Information Commissioner. The authors also examine the first decisions of the Commissioner and the decisions of the Ombudsman including her ruling on the disclosure of the advice given by the Attorney

General on the legality of the war with Iraq. In addition, the supplement covers recent decisions from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Ireland, as well as UK decisions on data protection and confidentiality.

The supplement and the main work are also available as a pack (ISBN 0199288054: $350.00).

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